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Two Outstanding Authors

Portrait photograph of author Anne Landsman

Anne Landsman –
The Rowing Lesson

In The Rowing Lesson Anne Landsman has written a poignant and imaginative novel about the complex father-daughter relationship.

Betsy Klein rushes back to South Africa from New York to be at the bed-side of her dying father. She talks to him about his childhood, his life as a much admired doctor, his love affairs and of his passion for the River Touw. As she does so, she remembers her own life and how it relates to her father's. This is an outsanding novel distinguished by the beauty of the writing.

Anne is the author of the critcally acclaimed The Devil's Chimney which was nominated for four awards including South Africa's most presigious literary award, the M-Net Book Prize. She lives in New York with her husband and two children.

'An elegy for a lost father and beloved world on the point of disappearing. Rarely in South African writing will we encounter language of such fire and passion'
JM Coetzee

Portrait photograph of author Tony Parsons

Tony Parsons –
My Favourite Wife

Prolific author and amusing media commentator, Tony Parsons is credited for revealing the inner working of men’s brains. In his new novel, My Favourite Wife a young hotshot lawyer Bill Holden moves to the booming, gold-rush city of Shanghai with his wife and their four-year old daughter. Here they are housed in a luxury mansion block which also serves as home to Jin Jin Li and other 'second-wives' of rich Chinese businessmen. When his family have to return to London, Bill and Jin Jin Li become friends – and then they fall in love...

Tony Parsons’ Man and Boy won Book of the Year in 2001 and his subsequent novels have all been bestsellers. He lives in London with his family.

'This is the classic love story of the 21st Century. It is about where sex and romance and obsession end and where true love begins....'
Tony Parsons

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