281pp., paperback, New Edition, Johannesburg, (2011) 2013
Winner of the 2011 University of Johannesburg Award for South African Literature in English.
A historical novel set in England just after World War II and South Africa in the final decade of the nineteenth century.
When a beautiful young woman moves in next door, Arthur Bailey, an elderly painter, is forced confront a betrayal that occurred in South Africa 50 years previously.
Playwright and novelist Craig Higginson lives in Johannesburg. His novels include Last Summer and The Dream House. His awards include the Sony Gold Award for the Best Radio Drama in the UK, an Edinburgh Fringe First, the University of Johannesburg Award for South African Literature in English (twice) and the Naledi Award for Best South African play.