This is a complete list of works by Theo Engela:


Short Fiction:

Short stories appearing in ‘African Assignment’:

  1. The Devils Pearl
  2. Harry’s Diamond
  3. Moment of Action (Kith and Kin)
  4. A Change of Heart
  5. Run, Hide!
  6. Assignment
  7. Year of the Wild Dog
  8. Caprivi
  9. The Wonderful Nightmare
  10. Mad Moon
  11. Assegai
  12. Under A Sickle Moon

Short Stories appearing in ‘The Drums Talk’ (lost):

  1. A Farewell to the Bush
  2. Appassionata
  3. Habanera
  4. Ingwe
  5. Man With A Crow
  6. Thieves Fall Out
  7. The Drums Talk
  8. The Elephant Curse
  9. The Ghost Carrier
  10. The Hunter
  11. The Return of Savu
  12. The Tramp
  13. Transkei Trader
  14. Song of Death
  15. White Devil Leopard


  1. A Treatise On The Musician’s Approach To The Piano


  1. Slowly Fades The Light
  2. Merry-Go-Round
  3. Drunkard’s Wife
  4. Doubt


  1. A Way Of Life
  2. Only Yesterday
  3. Shakandazu Valley
  4. Cigarettes And Ivory (incomplete at the time of his death).


  1. Mr. Veil (incomplete at the time of his death).

Musical Compositions (for piano):

  1. Adoons (Adonis)
  2. Moon Melody
  3. My Dearest Heart
  4. Yvonne
  5. Verlate Hart (Forlorn Heart)
  6. Wandelaarsbloed (Wanderer’s Blood)
  7. Welkom My Nooi (Welcome My Love)
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