The Quarry – Damon Galgut

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Give yourself up. Whatever you’ve done. They’ll find you.

In the end. A man with no name staggers down a lonely stretch of road that cuts through the simmering veld of rural South Africa. He is exhausted and hungry yet dives for the long grass whenever cars approach.

He is on the run. When a minister on his way to a new congregation offers help – at a price – the fugitive’s desperation boils over. Stealing the minister’s identity, he is successfully taken in by the township.

But when a body is discovered in a nearby quarry, and the local police captain’s suspicions grow, the hunt reignites with devastating consequences. ‘One of South Africa’s great literary voices’ Economist

‘Galgut’s prose feels as if it’s been fired through a crucible, burning away all the comfortable excess until only a hard, concentrated purity remains’ Daily Telegraph

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ISBN: 9781529198188 Category: Tags: ,

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Weight 0.145 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.1 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

264

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K