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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'

Elizabeth Day

 

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?

 

'Astonishing'

Colm Toibin

 

'Bursting with life'

The Times

 

'Utterly compelling'

Patrick Gale

 

'Gorgeous and pleasurable'

Tessa Hadley

 

'Stunning'

Observer

 

** A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE SUNDAY TIMES, GUARDIAN, OBSERVER, DAILY TELEGRAPH, i AND NEW STATESMAN **

Damon Galgut - The Promise

£8.99Price
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