Established in 1983 by Lorraine Shalekoff and Lesley Thomas, Faradawn now occupies a niche market within the South African book trade. Belinda Stein joined the company as a partner and is the co-owner of Thomas Stein Publishing.

We are distributors of major travel guides, maps and atlases which include Lonely Planet, Insight Guides, Footprint Guides and Marco Polo, complemented by an excellent range of maps from Michelin.

Faradawn are:

  • Stockists of the largest range of Tarot and Oracle Decks complemented by an excellent range of Esoteric and Alternative Health titles.
  • Distributors of Berlitz, one of the world's foremost publishers of Language Reference Books, CD Language Courses and Dictionaries.


Our General range of titles is represented by North Atlantic Books. This house publish a great range of illustrated and informative books on all topics.