The Good Doctor

Damon Galgut (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$14.00  $12.88
Publisher
Grove Press
Publish Date
September 07, 2004
Pages
215
Dimensions
5.52 X 0.6 X 8.26 inches | 0.57 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780802141699
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Reviews

"A truly remarkable novel, steeped in contemporary history, yet at the same time transcending it. I was enthralled by its intensity and the immediacy of every small twist and turn of the story."
-Andre Brink
"A tremendous brave book. The author never flinches, and makes his hero's dark logic compelling and hair-rising. . . . Galgut writes like a man on a long fast night drive through bad places.... It's brilliant."
-Dermot Healy
"From the first page the reader is gripped by a rare twinning of convictions: that it is strange and new, and that the imaginative rendering is of the highest quality.... There are traces of J. M. Coetzee and Graham Greene but Damon Galgut is a true original."
-Geoff Dyer
"If there is a posterity, "The Good Doctor will be seen as one of the great literary triumphs of South Africa's transition, a novel that is in every way the equal of J.M. Coetzee's "Disgrace.... [Galgut is] a novelist of great and growing power."
-Rian Malan