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.
THE BOOK: A narrative counterpoint between to women, two South Africas. Kristien Muller returns from London to her homeland to fulfil a promise. Her grandmother lies on her deathbed unleashing a turmult of myth, legend and brute fact. Confronted by the realities of a land hurtling towards change, Kristien discovers that the present holds its own momentss of savagery. A searing panorama of South Africa's experience, reminiscent in its political &imaginative scope of Marquez's One Hundred Years Of Solitu de.
“The structure of the narrative is complex and risky. The theme is a defense of storytelling's ancient claim that the truth in lies may exceed the truth in fact”
New York Times