Books by Damon Galgut

ARCTIC SUMMER by Damon Galgut
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Forster remains elusive in this unbalanced account."
In this novel based on the life of E.M. Forster, Galgut (In a Strange Room, 2010, etc.) focuses on the novelist's visits to India, his time in Egypt and his homoerotic yearnings.Read full book review >
THE QUARRY by Damon Galgut
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Galgut's prose has a spare beauty, suggesting volcanic emotions held rigorously in check. A remarkable achievement."
This fine, bleak tale about a fugitive's crack-up was written ten years ago, while South African Galgut's The Good Doctor (2004) made the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize. Read full book review >
THE GOOD DOCTOR by Damon Galgut
Released: Jan. 9, 2004

"Carefully, admirably crafted but, overall, unaffecting."
One of six finalists for the ManBooker 2003, originally scheduled to appear here in March 2004, but pushed forward: a highly accomplished but unmemorable post-apartheid story in which a young doctor's best intentions end badly. Read full book review >