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In Sheila Kohler's riveting new novel, Kate returns from Paris to her home in South Africa for the funeral of her sister, Marion, who was killed in a car accident that left her husband Louis (the driver) in intensive care. Amid loving reminiscences about growing up with Marion on their parents' Johannesburg estate, Kate begins to reconsider the nature of her sister's death ...more
Hardcover, 241 pages
Published September 23rd 2004 by Ontario Review Press
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Eren
May 20, 2015 Eren rated it liked it
I stumbled on this book on my bookshelf and started reading. Once I got past the first few pages, I was hooked. Maybe it was predictable, but my fear that the husband would win kept me going. Interesting peek at mid-century South African society .
Cynthia Kane
May 19, 2010 Cynthia Kane rated it it was ok
Uh... very predictable...
I was glad it was a fast read.
But will read her earlier novel, Cracks, now...
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disappointing after reading her later books ... I couldn't really feel anything for these characters. but the suspense was handled well and I read until the end.
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Sheila Kohler was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, the younger of two girls. Upon matriculation at 17 from Saint Andrews, with a distinction in history (1958), she left the country for Europe. She lived for 15 years in Paris, where she married, did her undergraduate degree in literature at the Sorbonne, and a graduate degree in psychology at the Institut Catholique. After raising her three girl ...more
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