213 pp., paperback, Reprint , Johannesburg, 2010 (2020)
Shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize.
Three ill-fated journeys through Greece, Africa and India, undertaken by a young South African man.
"This is a wise and brilliant book." Times
"A beautiful book, strikingly conceived and hauntingly written, a writer's novel par excellence without a clumsy word in it." The Guardian
Damon Galgut's novels include The Good Doctor, (winner of the 2003 Commonwealth Prize, Africa Region; shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize), Arctic Summer, and The Promise (shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize). In 2013, Galgut was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in Cape Town.