invite you to the launch of
The Land Within
a new novel from
Alistair Morgan’s first book, Sleeper’s Wake, launched here in 2009, was made into a film this year. Now Alistair is launching his second book, The Land Within.
He will be in conversation with Karina Brink.
About the book:
After an unexpected request from his father, Henry Knott returns to the Karoo farm on which he
spent a fractured childhood. Painful memories force him to revisit a tragedy in which
he was fatefully implicated. Henry has to come to terms with how this event has shaped
his adult life, his marriage and the conflicted emotions he feels towards the place of his birth.
The Land Within traces the deep connections between tragedy and love, regret and longing.
About the author:
Alistair Morgan was born in Johannesburg in 1971. In 2009 he became the first non-American to win the Plimpton Prize for Fiction. Alistair’s highly acclaimed debut novel Sleeper’s Wake was published in 2009 and was the winner of the SALA 2010 First-Time Published Author Award.
In 2012 it was adapted into a feature film.
He currently lives in Cape Town.
When: Thursday, October 4 2012
Where: Kalk Bay Books, 124 Main Road, Kalk Bay
Time: 6 for 6.30pm
RSVP: by 3 October to
021 788 2266.
Alistair Morgan will sign books on the evening.