Absolution

Absolution

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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?… (plus)

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It is difficult and dangerous to generalize about population groups when talking about apartheid
It is difficult and dangerous to generalize about population groups when talking about apartheid (17 juillet 2013)
Interview de Patrick Flanery par 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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Flanery depicts the insular, insecure society of his white South Africans without apology and without condemnation.

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 ( 1 avril 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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Editeur: Riverhead (12 avril 2012)

Format: EPUB

Nombre de pages: 400 pages

Taille du fichier: 986 ko

Protection: DRM

Langue: Anglais


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Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction of 2012

"The 100 books on this year's fiction list encompass a range of categories. Debuts, story collections, thrillers, mysteries, translations, science...


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