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In a Strange Room: Three Journeys Paperback – Aug 2 2011

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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Emblem Editions (Aug. 2 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0771035977
  • ISBN-13: 978-0771035975
  • Product Dimensions: 13.1 x 1.2 x 20.2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 181 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 5 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,578,706 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Extraordinarily readable. . . . A very beautiful book for one thing, strikingly conceived and hauntingly written, a writer's novel par excellence. . . ."
— The Guardian

"A powerful three-part meditation on the relationship between travel, love and an off-kilter self."
— Financial Times

"It is the honesty that consolidates this thoughtful, intelligent, cohesively human book. Galgut, ever the wanderer, always the seeker, is here at his most deliberate, as intent on finding meaning as on asking questions."
— Irish Times

"Galgut has the talent to grow into one of South Africa's great literary voices."
The Economist

"Galgut is a worthy heir to Gordimer and Coetzee."
The Observer

"Like Ian McEwan, [Galgut] is a master of menace."
Vancouver Sun

"A master of psychological tension."
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About the Author

DAMON GALGUT is an award-winning novelist and short story writer. His most recent novels include The Impostor, a regional finalist for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, and The Good Doctor, winner of a regional Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book and a finalist for the Man Booker Prize and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Galgut lives in Cape Town, South Africa.

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