169pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2019
Winner of 1he 2020 WA Hofmeyr Prize.
A novel about a mortician who's life changes when he meets a dying boy and his mother at the funeral parlour.
Zirk van den Berg was born in Namibia, raised in South Africa, and now lives in New Zealand. He is the author of a collection of short stories, Ekstra Dun vir Meer Gevoel, and two novels, Wydsbeen, and Nobody Dies, translated into Afrikaans as 'n Ander Mens.