Damon Galgut



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    General Fiction

    Sep-2014

    Damon Galgut's third novel, a fictionalized biography of English author E.M. Forster, focuses on Forster's many years in India and the process of writing his masterpiece, A Passage to India. This compact, finely wrought novel also addresses Forster...

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    Literary

    Oct-2010

    A finalist for the 2010 Man Booker Prize In this newest novel from South African writer Damon Galgut, a young loner travels across eastern Africa, Europe, and India. Unsure what he's after, and reluctant to return home, he follows the paths of travel...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2008

    Damon Galgut is one of South Africa’s most exciting new literary voices. In The Impostor, his first novel since The Good Doctor, Galgut leads his readers into the developing heart of postapartheid South Africa, a landscape being reshaped by new wav...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2004

    On a lonely stretch of road, a nameless man commits a murder. The victim is a religious minister on his way to take up a post in a nearby town. The murderer decides to steal the dead man's identity only to discover that one of his first duties is to ...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2003

    A powerful, taut and intense tale of a friendship overshadowed by betrayal, set against the tawdry hopes and disappointments of a post-apartheid South Africa. When Laurence Waters arrives at his new post at a deserted rural hospital, staff physici...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1992

    Featuring a young white South African who suffers a nervous breakdown whilst on military service, this story is set against the hinterland of the Namibian desert. Its subject is the meeting of politics and self. Damon Galgut is the author of "A Sinle...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-1990

    By the author of "A Sinless Season", this collection of stories of the macabre takes its title from one of its novellas which depicts the falling apart of a marriage. The narrator sees her life slipping out of control and as she turns to another man ...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1985

    Scott Berry, Raoul Dean, and Joseph Hamilton, three teenage runaways and vandals sent to Bleda Reformatory, come face to face with violence when one of the three is murdered and the surviving two seek the killer...

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