Longlisted for the Etisalat Prize for the top reads in Africa, Shadow Self is a psychological literary novel so gripping, you will find it hard to stop reading.
No mother is perfect . . . Thea Middleton is behind bars for an unthinkable crime. As she, her husband Clay and eldest daughter Sanusha try to repair their shattered lives, their individual accounts form the pieces of a tragic puzzle that will haunt them forever.
Elsa Silke, who translated Shadow Self into Afrikaans as Skaduself also won the top SATI (SA Translators’ Institute) prize for literary translation.