Join Die Boekklub with this handy list of all the books on the show

Written by TVSA Team from the blog kykNET on 11 Oct 2021
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TVSA member noels asked for it and here it is... a bibliography of the books that have starred in kykNET's Afrikaans drama series Die Boekklub (The Book Club).

Three seasons have aired on kykNET and kykNET & Kie since 2016 and all three are currently available on Showmax.

If you haven't seen it yet, it centres round city slicker Tom Niemandt (Armand Aucamp) who moves to the small Karoo town of Merweville after his grandmother dies and leaves him her guest house. 

He doesn't want to move to a small town but circumstances force him to stay in the village where he embarks on a journey of self discovery when he joins the local book club.

Each season features a selection of books that are discussed by the characters.

noels' question:

We spoke to kykNET who sourced the list from the show's production house Infinity Films (formerly known as Moebius Films).

This is it:

Susters van Eva - Dalene Mattee

Die Swye van Mario Salviati - Etienne van Heerden

Harry Potter en die Towenaar se Steen - J.K. Rowling

Fifty Shades of Grey - E.L. James

Valsrivier - Dominique Botha

The Fault in our Stars - John Green

Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen

Die aanspraak van lewende wesens - Ingrid Winterback

Ter wille van die lugleegte (Gedig/poetry) - Freda Plekker

The Signature of All Things - Elizabeth Gilbert

Vaselinetjie - Anoeschka von Meck

The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. - Adelle Waldman

Die Reise van Tom Niemand en Ander Verhale  - The fictional book written by Die Boekklub's lead character Tom. 

A Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel García Márquez

Fanie Word Grootwildjagter - P.J. Schoeman

Toorberg - Etienne van Heerden

Fritz Deelman en die Ruimteskepe van Mars - Leon Rousseau

Karolina Ferreira - Lettie Viljoen

All the Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr

Zen and the Art of Motorcylce Maintenance - Robert M. Pirsig

The Colour of Magic - Terry Pratchett

The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho

Eleanor & Park - Rainbow Rowell

The Sun is Also a Star - Nicola Yoon

Wegkomkans - Marita van der Vyver

Die Laaste Sirkus - Also a fictional book in the series.

Kringe in ‘n Bos - Dalene Matthee

Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel García Márquez

Die Ongelooflike Onskuld van Dirkie Verwey - Charl-Pierre Naudé

Don Quixote - Miguel de Cervantes

Loves and Miracles of Pistola - Hilary Prendini Toffoli

Kloof van Verlange

On the Road - Jack Kerouac

The Glass Castle - Jeannette Walls

Ten Types of Human - Dexter Dias

Skepsel - Willem Anker

Happy reading!

Actors in this post: Armand Aucamp

Shows in this post: Die Boekklub

Channels in this post: kykNET, kykNET & kie


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