In a Strange Room - Damon Galgut Reviews
Description:ISBN 1848873220 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Damon Galgut / Hardcover / 256 Pages / Book is published 2010-04-01 by Atlantic Books
Newest Review: ... many other wandering waifs and strays, yet the traveller's isolation seems to intensify with every 'goodbye'. The story, ... more
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THE STORY: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2010, Damon Galgut's latest novel, In a Strange Room, tells the story of the relationships formed by a traveller on his journeys through Greece, India and Africa. The tale depicts tragedy after tragedy, as the chameleon-like Damon goes from being 'The Follower' of the beautiful, yet enigmatic German, Reiner; 'The Lover' of Jerome, the complex Swiss and 'The Guardian' of troubled Anna, who requires round the clock attention and care. Throughout the book we are reminded that there is something missing in the traveller's life. Damon is hopelessly restless, travelling with just a backpack and a sense of, ... Read the complete review
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