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Promise

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Promise

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Winner of the 2021 Booker Prize for Fiction

A 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 and 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.

'Astonishing' Colm Toibin

'Gorgeous and pleasurable' Tessa Hadley

'The most important book of the last ten years' Edmund White

'Simply: you must read it' Claire Messud

Author: Galgut, Damon
Publication date: 17/06/2021
Imprint: Chatto & Windus UK
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781784744076

Additional information

Weight 500 g
Dimensions 216 × 135 mm