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The Promise : WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021

Galgut, Damon
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Publishing (Vintage)
Published: March 3, 2022
ISBN: 9781529113877
320 pages
Country of publication: United Kingdom

£8.99

**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

Discover the powerful prizewinning story of a family in crisis.

The Promise
 charts the crash and burn of a white South African family, living 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 the failed promise to the Black woman who has worked for them her whole life. After years of service, Salome was promised her own house, her own land… yet somehow, as each decade passes, that promise remains unfulfilled.

In this story of a diminished family, sharp and tender emotional truths hit home. Confident, deft and quietly powerful, The Promise is literary fiction at its finest.

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