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A bold and exciting literary novel set in South Africa that contemplates the elusive line between truth and self-perception.Ambitious and assured, Absolution propels the reader to the final page in a drive to discover the secrets and truths at its core. How or why did a young antiapartheid activist disappear twenty years earlier? How does that event link the present-day characters? And how does it explain the choices they have made or the lies they may tell themselves?Absolution is… (más)


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Entrevista de Patrick Flanery por Bernard Strainchamps

Patrick Flanery was born in California and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He has written for the Guardian, the Los Angeles Times, the Times Literary Supplement, and the Daily Telegraph. His first novel, Absolution, was published in 2012.

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The New Yorker : Unreconciled (30 de abril de 2012)

Flanery depicts the insular, insecure society of his white South Africans without apology and without condemnation.

New York Times : Unreconciled (27 de abril de 2012)

In this way “Absolution” is unavoidably reminiscent of J. M. Coetzee’s “Disgrace,” which is also set in post-apartheid South Africa and contains as its central action a vicious break-in to the home of the protagonist’s daughter. “Disgrace,” however, was an emotionally austere work of almost abrasive simplicity. Flanery’s novel is not.

Kirkus Reviews : ABSOLUTION (01 de abril de 2012)

Complex in theme, complex in narrative, this is a masterful literary exploration of the specter of conscience and the formidable cost of reconciliation.

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Editor: Riverhead (12 de abril de 2012)

Format: EPUB

Número de páginas: 400 páginas

Tamaño del archivo: 986 KB

Protección: DRM

Idioma: Inglés

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