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Damon Galgut wins Booker prize with ‘spectacular’ novel The Promise

Nov 03 2021

Damon Galgut has won the Booker prize for his portrait of a white South African family navigating the end of apartheid. The judges praised The Promise as “a spectacular demonstration of how the novel can make us see and think afresh”, and compared it to the work of William Faulkner and Virginia Woolf.

Source: The Guardian

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