188pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2023
Text in English. Also available in Afrikaans.
Eben Venter imagines the lives of Decima, a rhino matriarch, her kin, and the human beings who impact their lives: poachers, their clients, those who practise traditional medicine and those trying to protect the animals.
Afrikaans writer Eben Venter grew up on a sheep farm in the Eastern Cape and lives in Australia. His novels translated into English are My Beautiful Death, Trencherman, Wolf, Wolf and Green as the Sky is Blue. He has won numerous awards including the M-Net Literary Award and the WA Homer Prize.