A year ago Patrick Winter was in Namibia completing his military service. Now, during the its first free elections, Patrick has returned to the country he defended, the place where he fell in love for the first and only time. With the country poised to change forever, Patrick is forced to revisit his past and scale the wall that he has built around his painful memories of love and war, and loss.
"Galgut's powerful writing is honest and insightful, polished as it is to a marble-like perfection." --The Globe and Mail on Arctic Summer
About The Author
Damon Galgut is the author of The Good Doctor, The Quarry, A Sinless Season, Small Circle of Beings,and In A Strange Room. His novels have twice been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize (The Good Doctor; In A Strange Room), and The Impostor was shortlisted for the Dublin/IMPAC Award and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, which Galgut also won with The Good Doctor.