An electrifying novel of love, creativity and madness... playful, tender and heart breaking
What a wonderful, strange, terrifying, brilliant novel this is
Exquisitely calibrated... miraculously skilful... immersively real... Like all dramas, it has a resolution, and one of such eye-popping metaphysical grandeur that I couldn't spoil it even if I wanted to
Paraic O'Donnell, Irish Times
Sandra Newman on Granta.com
Essays & Memoir | Granta 156
‘It was a rescue horse, but a horse.’
Memoir by Sandra Newman.
Essays & Memoir | The Online Edition
Best Book of 1952: The Palm-Wine Drinkard
Sandra Newman on why Amos Tutuola’s The Palm-Wine Drinkard is the best book of 1952.