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's...

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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 trave...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2008

    When Adam moves into the abandoned house on the dusty edge of town, he is hoping to recover from the loss of his job and his home in the city. But when he meets Canning a shadowy figure from his childhood and Canning's enigmatic and beautiful wife, a...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2004

    The Quarry, written ten years ago but never published outside of South Africa, is a stark, intense, and crystalline novel in which human nature betrays itself against the desolate backdrop of rural South Africa....

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2003

    A taut, intense tale of the dashed hopes of the post-apartheid era and the small betrayals that doom a friendship, The Good Doctor is an extraordinary parable of the corruption of the flesh and spirit. 224 pp...

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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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