The Hanging Tree

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Counterpoint, 1998 - Fiction - 385 pages
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Palaeontologist Kathryn Widd is in the Kenyan wild investigating hominid skull fragments. She becomes intrigued by a 1908 safari and the British nobleman who died mysteriously. The further she probes, the more deeply she is drawn into past lives and ancient, mysterious forces of violence.

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The American edition of last year's South African bestseller, a brooding meditation on humankind's violent nature. A peaceful but troubled woman, Kathryn Widd, the junior paleontologist of a South ... Read full review

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