Christine Barkhuizen-Le Roux
After the suicide of her childhood friend, Mignon, Maggie McKairn is left with more questions than answers. What did Mignon do to make her family ostracize her?
Before her death, Mignon asked Maggie to visit a woman sentenced to thirty years in prison for an unthinkable deed. Like Mignon, Bea Mostert, was raised as a Jehova’s Witness, and, like Mignon, her actions seem to be connected to her strict upbringing. What drove these two women to such extremes?
In her search for answers, Maggie must confront her own difficult relationship with her father.
Christine Barkhuizen le Roux has published two poetry collections, dimensie (2000) and roset (2006) and a short story collection, Waar koek en wyn ontbreek...