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Longlisted for both the man booker prize and the prix du meilleur livre etranger, the novel was also a finalist for the royal society of literature. Set on the border between south africa and an unnamed country, a blade of grass is the taut story of two women. How does this image undergo a transformation over the course of the novel. Marit laurens is a young woman of british descent who comes to live with her husband, ben, on their newly purchased farm along the border of south africa. Lewis desoto was born in south africa and moved to canada as a teenager. His new novel the restoration artist, is available now. Buy a blade of grass, new edition by lewis desoto isbn. Blade of grass download pdfepub ebook gets free book. Desoto gives little dimension to the south african landscape or the struggle that ravages it, but more serious. Lewis desotos a blade of grass 200351 is characterized by an almost apocalyptic. He is also the author of the short biography, emily carr, published by penguin books canada. Shop a variety of products, including party supplies, cooktops and fall decorations. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.383 741 45 226 703 1023 944 756 754 250 631 819 1250 123 550 1426 773 53 44 1092 18 323 626 1047 1233 246 248 1539 1147 260 540 509 334 1086 1061 529 433 1268 1460 859 734 456 957 1257 560 983