The Resource Absolution, Patrick Flanery

Absolution, Patrick Flanery

Label
Absolution
Title
Absolution
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Flanery
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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? As Sam and Clare turn over the events of her life, she begins to seek reconciliation, absolution. But in the stories she weaves and the truth just below the surface of her shimmering prose, lie Sam's own ghosts. Absolution shines light on contemporary South Africa and the long dark shadow of Apartheid, the elusive nature of truth and self-perception and the mysterious alchemy of the creative process. It is a debut of extraordinary strength and power."--Provided by the publisher
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Absolution, Patrick Flanery
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Absolution, Patrick Flanery
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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? As Sam and Clare turn over the events of her life, she begins to seek reconciliation, absolution. But 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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ocn762990879
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
389 pages
Isbn
9780857892003
Isbn Type
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Media category
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Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) PALM358179
  • (OCoLC)762990879

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