Klassiek-reeks: Abjater wat so lag | General Fiction
Hertzog Prize for Prose (1992)
WA Hofmeyr Prize (1992)
A welcome reissue of an award-winning novel. Set in a small village, in the first half of the 20th century, and narrated by an old woman looking back on her life as a nurse companion, especially of dying, elderly people. Even, in the end, of Abjater, a local farmer now helpless but who seemed like a golden boy when she was young.