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The Promise: WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Galgut, Damon

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Masterful new fiction from twice Booker-shortlisted author Damon GalgutA taut and menacing novel that charts the crash and burn of an Afrikaans family, the Swarts. Punctuated by funerals that bring the ever-diminishing family together, each of the four parts opens with a death an...d a new decade.The characterisations are razor sharp, the dialogue dramatic, the action gripping. As we traverse the decades, Damon interweaves the story of a disappointed nation from apartheid to Jacob Zuma.
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ISBN 9781784744076
Released NZ 16 Jun 2021
Publisher Vintage
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Alternate Format(s) View All (2 other possible title(s) available)
Language English (translated from: English)
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ISBN-13 9781784744076
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Vintage
Imprint Chatto & Windus
Released 16 Jun 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
 › 2 other possible formats available
Language English
Translated from English
Author(s) By Galgut, Damon
Category Award Winning
Modern Fiction
Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 215mm
Spine: 23mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 306g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress FICTION / Cultural Heritage, FICTION / Historical / General, FICTION / Family Life / General, Historical Fiction, South Africa - Fiction
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade