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The Good Doctor

ISBN 
9781415209882
Format 
Paperback
Recommended Price 
R220.00
Published 
April 2019
About the book: 
Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and shortlisted for the Man Booker, The Good Doctor  is a powerful tale of a friendship overshadowed by betrayal, set against the tawdry hopes and disappointments of a post-apartheid South Africa
 
Laurence Waters arrives at his rural hospital postingfull of optimism. Frank, the disgruntled deputy, is forced to share his room with the new arrival but is determined to stay out of Laurence's ambitious schemes. When the dilapidated hospital is looted, the two men find themselves uneasy allies in a world where the past is demanding restitution from the present.
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About the Author
Playwright and novelist Damon Galgut is the author of the novels A Sinless Season, Small Circle of Beings, The Beautiful Screaming of Pigs, The Quarry, The Good Doctor, The Impostor, In a Strange Room and Arctic Summer. His work has twice been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. He lives and works in Cape Town.
 

Photograph credit: Nigel Maister.

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