Go to first page   Go to previous page   1 2 3 4 5 Go to next page   Go to last page  
1784744069
Hardback:The promise / Damon Galgut.:2021 Hardback The promise / Damon Galgut.
The promise / Damon Galgut.
Author: Galgut, Damon, 1963-
Publication year: 2021
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781784744069 (hbk.) :
Notes:
There is nothing unusual or remarkable about the Swart family, oh no, they resemble the family from the next farm and the one beyond that, just an ordinary bunch of white South Africans, and if you don't believe it then listen to us speak. The many voices of 'The Promise' tell a story in four snapshots, each one centred on a family funeral, each one happening in a different decade. In the background, a different president is in power, and a different spirit hangs over the country, while in the foreground the family fights over what they call their farm, on a worthless piece of land outside Pretoria. Over large jumps in time, people get older, faces and laws and lives all change, while a brother and sister circle around a promise made long ago, and never kept.
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
Available: 2
Total number of loans: 16
Loans this year: 0
Number of reservations: 0
Description:
288 pages ; 23 cm

Available at:

Loading...

Other titles by the author

Similar titles

0143185454
Author: Mphahlele, Ezekiel.
0300065426
Author: Thompson, Leonard.
0431014140
Author: Nagle, Garrett.
0521573130
Author: Ross, Robert, 1949-
033379222X
Author: Davenport, T. R. H. 1926-
0749688475
Author: Brownlie Bojang, Ali, 1949-
0749689226
Author: Gallagher, Michael.
0749653809
Author: Graham, Ian, 1953-
0749664290
Author: Gallagher, Michael.
1408886081
Author: Barr, Damian, author.
1445136856
Author: Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author.
184354461X
Author: Galgut, Damon, 1963-
1900949660
Author: Ballard, Sebastian.
0192801856
0571340873
Author: Kilalea, Katharine, author.
0750220252
Author: Green, Jen.
1408858223
Author: Cartwright, Justin, author.
1473662265
Author: Matlwa, Kopano, author.

Language