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(544 Pages)
Product Number: LP2835
Released: 01 Jan, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781471221972
Publisher: W F Howes
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In her garden, ensconced in the lush vegetation of the Western Cape, Clare Wald, world-renowned author, mother, critic, takes up her pen and confronts her life. Sam Leroux has returned to South Africa to write Clare's biography. But how honest is she prepared to be? Was she complicit in crimes lurking in South Africa's past; is she an accomplice or a victim? Are her crimes against her family real or imagined? As Sam and Clare turn over the events of her life, she begins to seek reconciliation, absolution. But in the stories she weaves and the truth just below the surface, lie Sam's own ghosts.

Author(s): Patrick Flanery
Awards:Shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje Prize 2013
Original Publish Date: 01 Jan, 2013

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Author(s): Patrick Flanery
Product Number CX1796
Released: 01 Jun, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781471200496

Professional reviews

"‘Absolution is an exceptional book.' INDEPENDENT 'The wonder of this outstanding novel is that Flanery weaves the stories together with such assurance and craftsmanship' THE TIMES Longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 'Flanery's portrayal of South Africa is explosively powerful...Absolution is an exceptional book' INDEPENDENT"

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