The Rowing Lesson

Anne Landsman

Published: 2 March 2009
Paperback, B Format
129x198mm, 288 pages
ISBN: 9781847080707


Pregnant with her first child, Betsy Klein is summoned from her home in the US to her father's hospital bed in South Africa. Harold Klein is sensual, irascible, a passionately committed doctor, and a complex husband and father. As Betsy sits and waits for him to stir from his coma, she is compelled to imagine his life.

About the author

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Anne Landsman is the author of the novel The Devil's Chimney, published by Granta Books in 1998 and nominated for four awards. Originally from South Africa, she lives in New York City with her husband and two children. More about the author

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