Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

Absolution by Patrick Flanery

Five words from the blurb: South Africa, past, family, crimes, truth Absolution is set in post-apartheid South Africa and looks […]

In a Strange Room – Damon Galgut

  Long listed for 2010 Booker Prize In a Strange Room is made up of three short stories, each describing […]

July’s People – Nadine Gordimer

 Nadine Gordimer won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991 July’s People was our latest book group choice. Unfortunately I was […]

Disgrace – J.M. Coetzee

 Winner of the 1999 Booker Prize I had always assumed that Coetzee wrote complex books, which were difficult to read. This […]

Bitter Fruit – Achmat Dangor

‘Bitter Fruit’ is set in post-apartheid South Africa, and explores the harsh realities of a mixed race family living in […]