EUROPA ED: Apr-12
A finalist for the 2010 Man Booker Prize
In this newest novel from South African writer Damon Galgut, a young loner travels across eastern Africa, Europe, and India. Unsure what he's after, and reluctant to return home, he follows the paths of travelers he meets along the way. Treated as a lover, a follower, a guardian, each new encounter--with an enigmatic stranger, a group of careless backpackers, a woman on the verge--leads him closer to confronting his own identity. Traversing the quiet of wilderness and the frenzy of border crossings, every new direction is tinged with surmoun... View More...