Absolution, Paperback


In her garden, ensconced in the lush vegetation of the Western Cape, Clare Wald, world-renowned author, mother, critic, takes up her pen and confronts her life.

Sam Leroux has returned to South Africa to embark upon a project that will establish his reputation - he is to write Clare's biography.

But how honest is she prepared to be? Was she complicit in crimes lurking in South Africa's past; is she an accomplice or a victim?

Are her crimes against her family real or imagined? In the stories she weaves and the truth just below the surface of her shimmering prose, lie Sam's own ghosts.




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