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The Good Doctor

by Damon Galgut

Some people are like a pebble dropped into a pond; Laurence is one. He arrives at a remote, rural hospital and makes things happen. This is a novel of the new South Africa. It is wonderful, disturbing, empowering, beautiful, sometimes frightening and, above all, full of hope and promise - just like the country. Goes down a treat with a glass of South African red wine.

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And so it was coming to me at last: my moment, if not of truth, then at least of action. Too late, all the connections missed. But my life was finally yielding up an instant of real courage.

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A Good Man in Africa by William Boyd
The House Gun by Nadine Gordimer
 

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