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Absolution /

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 sh.

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  • "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 sh."@en
  • "Clare Wade, icône du microcosme littéraire blanc de Cape Town, est contactée par Sam Leroux, un universitaire chargé d'écrire sa biographie dans le cadre du travail de mémoire mis en place depuis la fin de l'apartheid. Parallèlement aux entretiens qu'elle donne, Clare enquête sur la disparition de sa fille Laura qui a rejoint la lutte armée en 1989. Premier roman.--[Memento]."
  • "A devastating and intimate portrait of post-apartheid South Africa, and the perils of taking sides when the sides are changing around you. Told in shifting perspectives, ABSOLUTION is centred on the mysterious character of Clare Wald, a controversial writer of great fame, haunted by the memories of a sister she fears she betrayed to her death and a daughter she fears she abandoned. Clare comes to learn that in this conflict the dead do not stay buried, and the missing return in other forms - such as the small child present in her daughter's last days who has reappeared, posing as Clare's official biographer."
  • "Western Cape, South Africa; Clare Wald, world-renowned author and critic decides to write her life story and enlists Sam Leroux - a hopeful writer - to accomplish the task. But how much is Clare willing to tell Sam? Was she complicit in the 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 begin to turn over the events of her life, she begins to seek reconciliation, absolution. And within Clare's past lie Sam's own ghosts."
  • "Western Cape, South Africa; Clare Wald, world-renowned author and critic decides to write her life story and enlists Sam Leroux - a hopeful writer - to accomplish the task. But how much is Clare willing to tell Sam? Was she complicit in the 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 begin to turn over the events of her life, she begins to seek reconciliation, absolution. And within Clare's past lie Sam's own ghosts."@en
  • "In modern-day South Africa, Clare Walde tells the story of her sister's death and the disappearance of her daughter during apartheid twenty years earlier."@en
  • "In modern-day South Africa, Clare Walde tells the story of her sister's death and the disappearance of her daughter during apartheid twenty years earlier."

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  • "Large type books."@en
  • "Romans (teksten)"
  • "Erzählende Literatur"
  • "General fiction"
  • "General fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Audiobooks."
  • "Roman américain"
  • "Domestic fiction."
  • "Fiction."
  • "Fiction."@en
  • "Large type books"
  • "Electronic books."@en
  • "Ausgabe."

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  • "Absolution : roman /"
  • "Absolution : Roman /"
  • "Absolution."
  • "Absolution Roman"
  • "Absolution /"@en
  • "Absolution"@en
  • "Absolution"
  • "Absolution /"
  • "Absolution : [a novel] /"