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Award-winning author Karin Brynard’s bestselling Afrikaans novel Onse Vaders now available in English

Our FathersPenguin Random House is proud to present Our Fathers, the new novel by Karin Brynard:

In one of Stellenbosch’s most affluent areas an apparent house break-in goes awry, leaving a millionaire property developer’s beautiful wife dead. Inspector Albertus Beeslaar is reluctantly drawn into the investigation. Soon this picturesque town begins to reveal its dark underbelly.

Fifteen hundred kilometres to the north, Sergeant Johannes Ghaap is thrust into a drama of his own as he races to save a kidnapped woman and her child.

About the author

Karin Brynard is a journalist who earned her stripes in the burning streets of Soweto during the Freedom Struggle of the 1980s. As a political correspondent for a nationwide newspaper, she witnessed the release of Nelson Mandela and the subsequent political settlement that ended apartheid. Her first two novels, Plaasmoord and Onse vaders, took the South African market by storm, becoming instant bestsellers. She has won numerous literary awards, including the UJ Debut Prize for Creative Writing and two M-Net Awards.

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