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Sunday, September 14, 2014


(Marguerite Poland)

Meet acclaimed Durban author, Marguerite Poland, at the launch of her new novel, The Keeper, on September 25 in Durban North.

Written in the exquisite, haunting prose for which she is renowned, The Keeper is the story of two generations of lighthouse keepers - men obsessed by their duty to the light – and the wives who accompany them into a life of frightening isolation. This is a novel about the power of stories, secrets and love…

Poland is one of South Africa’s literary personalities. Her novels include Shades, Iron Love, and Recessional for Grace, and her non-fiction bestsellers are Abundant Herds and Taken Captive by Birds. She is also a much loved children’s author of The Mantis and the Moon.

The launch will take place at 17h30 for 18h00 on September 25 at Dulcé Café, Kensington Square, Durban North. Cost R60 pp and booking is essential on 031 563 6288 or email:

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