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The Wilderness Between Us

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Faye Mackenzie and her friends’ anorexic daughter, Clare are thrown together when a flood separates them from their hiking group in the remote, mountainous Tsitsikamma region of South Africa. With Clare critically injured, Faye is compelled to overcome her self-doubt and fear of the wild to take care of the younger woman, who opens her heart to Faye.

As their new friendship
Paperback, 282 pages
Expected publication: July 31st 2021 by Köehler Books
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Christopher Bowron
Jun 07, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Author Penny Haw has created a wonderful story with the South African outback as backdrop. Clare, who suffers from a eating disorder, is asked to take the place of her mother on a week-long hike with her father and his close friends. During the trek, Clare comes to ground with her demons with the help of her parent’s friend, Faye, who is dealing with her own difficulties. The story is wonderfully written, the reader feeling as if they are in the wilds of Africa.

I was captivated from the first p
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Penny Haw is a Cape Town-based writer. To begin with, of articles and columns for newspapers and magazines. She has written for Business Day, Sunday Times, Financial Mail, Sunday Independent, The Weekender and many others.

Now, she is a writer of books. Her first, NICKO, THE TALE OF A VERVET MONKEY ON AN AFRICAN FARM is a children’s book. It was published by Penguin Random House South Africa in 201

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