When Adam moves into the abandoned house on the dusty edge of town, he is hoping to recover from the loss of his job and his home in the city. But when he meets Canning - a shadowy figure from his childhood - and Canning's enigmatic and beautiful wife, a sinister new chapter in his life begins...
Canning has inherited a vast fortune and a giant folly in the veld, a magical place of fantasy and dreams that seduces Adam and transforms him absolutely, violently - and perhaps forever.
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|Grouped Work ID||ca3129d3-e88b-5b7d-7b5f-5c38d58d79f9|
|Grouping Author||galgut damon|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-10-10 01:06:21AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-12-13 05:25:32AM|
|author||Galgut, Damon, 1963-|
|available_at_pineriver||Piner River Library|
|detailed_location_pineriver||Pine River Adult Audio Books-Fiction|
|display_description||Galgut leads his readers into the developing heart of postapartheid South Africa, a landscape being reshaped by new waves of money and power. Adam Napier leaves Johannesburg looking for a fresh start. Jobless and directionless, but with a head full of literary ambitions, he moves into his brothers dilapidated house on the edge of a backwater town. One day he encounters Canning, a man who claims Adam saved his life in their school days, but whom Adam does not remember at all. But he plays along and, for a time, enjoys all that Canning has: a vast fortune and game preserve inherited from his father, and a beautiful, mysterious younger wife to whom Adam is compulsively, dangerously drawn. The Impostor evokes a glittering world in which the moneyed old guard, newly empowered black Africans, and shady foreign businessmen jockey for a piece of the new South African dream.|
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|itype_pineriver||Adult CD Fiction|
|local_callnumber_pineriver||AUDIO F Galgut|
|owning_library_pineriver||Piner River Library|
|owning_location_pineriver||Piner River Library|
|record_details||ils:.b3290311x|Audio CD|Audio Books||English|Bolinda Audio,|2009.|7 audio discs (CD) (8hr., 21 min.) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in. ; in container.|
|subject_facet||Fiction, Social stability -- South Africa -- Fiction, Sound recordings, South Africa -- Social conditions -- Fiction, Talking books|
|title_full||The imposter [sound recording] / Damon Galgut ; read by Humphrey Bower|
|topic_facet||Social conditions, Social stability|