271pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2017
A novel about a South African writer in Paris during the recent terror attacks.
Marita van der Vyver was born in Cape Town in 1958. Her other novels include "Griet Skryf 'n Sprokie" (1993), which won the M-Net, ATKV and Eugene Marias prizes, "Stiltyd" (2007), which was awarded the ATKV Prize, "Die Ongelooflike Avonture van Hanna Hoekom", which won the 2004 IBBY's Afrikaans Honour Book Award, and "Die Blou van Onthou". Since 1999 she has lived in the French countryside.