THE FETCH

: Dowling (F.)

R 310.00
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309pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2015

 

Winner of the 2016 Herman Charles Bosman prize for English fiction. 

 

A novel set in Slangkop, a coastal suburb in Cape Town. Shy, plump Nina, lover to mercurial Chas, is in turn loved and watched over by Chas’s childhood playmate, William, a reclusive environmentalist.

South African poet and writer Finuala Dowling's books include the poetry collections I Flying (winner of the Ingrid Jonker Prize), Doo-wop Girls of the Universe (joint winner of the Sanlam Prize for poetry) and Notes from the Demetia Ward (winner of the Olive Schreiner Prize). Her novel Home-making for the Down-at-heart won the 2012 M-Net Prize. She lives in Cape Town.