Mystery Book Club for June
Published on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 - 3:22pm
Filmmaker Malla Nunn uses the murder of an Afrikaner police captain in a small South African town in 1952 to explore a period of new apartheid laws, social and political tensions, and family relationships. An English detective and Zulu constable pair to track through the complexities of village life in the time-honored tradition of English detective fiction exposing the fabric of local society. The novel was short listed for 2010 Edgar Award Best Novel.