WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021
'A tour de force . . . A spectacular demonstration of how the novel can make us see and think afresh' Booker Judges, 2021
'A masterpiece - a moving, brilliantly told family epic'
Discover the powerful prizewinning story of a family in crisis.
On a farm outside Pretoria, the Swarts are gathering for Ma's funeral.
The younger generation, Anton and Amor, detest everything the family stand for - not least their treatment of the Black woman who has worked for them her whole life.
Salome was to be given her own house, her own land . . . yet somehow, that vow is carefully ignored.
As each decade passes, and the family assemble again, one question hovers over them.
Can you ever escape the repercussions of a broken promise?
'Bursting with life'
'Gorgeous and pleasurable'
** A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE SUNDAY TIMES, GUARDIAN, OBSERVER, DAILY TELEGRAPH, i AND NEW STATESMAN **
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