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Burgher, Rose. Rose Burgher appeared in the Russian novel Roza Burgher, Burskaia Geroinia. Hi Wlotoiskateli v Transvaale. Roman iz Anglo-Burskoi Voiny (1902). Rose Burgher is a Boer heroine and is the daughter of Cecil Rhodes and his second wife. Burgher and her friends go in search of gold and travel from the richest sections of Cape Town and Johannesburg to the deserted mines, “death islands,” and the deadliest battlefields of the Anglo-Boer War. They travel in balloons and ships and are shipwrecked.

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