LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2012. An unforgettable story of a woman determined to find her freedom - set in South Africa in 1830s, as slavery was about to be abolished.
The memoir of one of South Africa's best-loved novelists.
THE BLUE DOOR is built around one of the oldest questions in storytelling: What if… ?
A magical novel from a world class writer about a remarkable historical figure.
A remarkable new novel from a world-class writer about love in all its forms.
'Peter Carey, Garc-a M-rquez, Solzhenitsyn: Andr- Brink must be considered with that class of writer' Guardian
'Peter Carey, García Márquez, Solzhenitsyn: André Brink must be considered with that class of writer' - Guardian
'Brutally honest... A very good book' - Time Out
'Terrifically well-written... André Brink is confidently at home with his myth. The details are fresh, convincing and bawdy' - Observer
SALES POINTS: * A book to compare withMarquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude for a combination of marvellous fantasy and brute political fact. * Superb reviews on hardback publication: 7000 hardbacks sold. * Award winning, internationally reowned author. * 'A magnificent, world class celebratory novel' - Publishers Weekly. * A book to sell for Nelson Mandela.
' A triumph of storytelling' The Times
'A timeless, intensely metaphorical novel, but it is also urgently topical' - Times Literary Supplement
A potent novel about a life in crisis on the scorched plains of South Africa by the Booker shortlisted laureate of African fiction, André Brink.
A man investigating the death of a friend discovers the dangers of curiosity...