More books to curl up with in wintertime – pt. 2, fiction

The Promise by Damon Galgut won the 2021 Booker Prize.  A family saga set in South Africa, it focuses on the Swart family from 1986 to 2018, mirroring the country’s emergence from apartheid to the uncertain promise of the present.  It is first and foremost a family saga, set against the backdrop of historical events. …

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