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The Road of Excess | General Fiction

Ingrid Winterbach

Die benederyk, the Afrikaans edition of this novel, was awarded the M-Net Prize in 2011. The novel has been translated into English by award-winning author and translator, Leon de Kock.
This is the story of two brothers – Aaron and Stefaans Adendorff – the one an artist, the other an ex-addict. When Aaron’s gallery owner, Knuvelder, lets him down, Bubbles Bothma, neighbour and friend extraordinaire, suggests various outrageous solutions. And, throughout, Stefaans reports on his time wandering in the dark world of substance abuse, and his quest to establish the descent of their elusive third grandfather...  Apocalyptic and burlesque –
vintage Winterbach. 
“... one of the truly great novels in Afrikaans.”
Thys Human, Litnet
“The highlight of Ingrid Winterbach’s oeuvre and a novel that one intuitively recognises as a classic.”
Willie Burger, Die Burger

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The Road of Excess | General Fiction

Author: Ingrid Winterbach
Category: General Fiction
ISBN: 9780798156264
Date Released: 18 April 2014
Price (incl. VAT): R 255.00
Format: Soft cover, 320pp

About this author

Ingrid Winterbach

Ingrid Gerda Winterbach was born in Johannesburg on 14 February 1948. She matriculated at Florida High School. In 1969 she completed a BA Degree in Fine Arts at...


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