165pp., paperback, First SA Edition, Cape Town, 2020
Longlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize.
First published in the UK in 2020.
An old lighthouse keeper who lives alone on a small island finds a young refugee washed up unconscious on the beach.
Karen Jennings was born in Cape Town in 1982. She is the author of the novels Finding Soutbek, Travels with My Father – an autobiographical novel and Upturned Earth, the short story collection Away from the Dead and the poetry collection Space Inhabited by Echoes. She lives in Brazil.