THE GOOD DOCTOR.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) Printed from the UK edition as an ARC for the first
London: Atlantic Books, (2003.). First edition - A bleak but fascinating short novel, the story of two contrasting characters in an almost deserted rural hospital in post-apartheid South Africa. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 2003 and awarded the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book from the Africa Region. Author Rian Malan states that "If there is a posterity, The Good Doctor will be seen as one of the great literary triumphs of South Africas transition, a novel that is in every way the equal of J. M. Coetzees Disgrace" while Christopher Hope calls it "a lovely, lethal, disturbing novel." 215 pp.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.