The Story of an African Farm

The Story of an African Farm (published in 1883 under the pseudonym Ralph Iron) was South African author Olive Schreiner's first published novel. It was an immediate success and has become recognized as one of the first feminist novels. Edges show wear, heaviest at corners. Small stain on rear cover near spine. Some pages have stains and soil, most are clean. Former owner's name on front endpaper. 4"X6" with 391 pages. Copyright states 1883, likely a later Donohue reprint.


  • The Story of an African Farm
  • Olive Schreiner (as Ralph Iron)
  • Donohue Brothers, 1883