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 andimaginative scope of Marquez's One Hundred Years Of Solitu de.
"His first post-apartheid novel... A complex cocktail of myths, legends, magic, farce, politics and morals... Powerful and enchanting." * Focus * "Wonderful... About discord and reconciliation: between new and old, black and white, dreams and reality" * The Times * "Peter Carey, Garcia Marquez, Alexander Solzhenitsyn: Andre Brink must be considered with that class of writer" * The Guardian *