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Margaret von Klemperer Reviews October by Zoë Wicomb

OctoberVerdict: carrot

It has been a while since we have had a full-length novel from Zoë Wicomb, the South African-born writer who now lives in Glasgow and is emeritus professor at the University of Strathclyde.

Like her creator, Mercia, the central character of October is a Glasgow-based academic, but with roots deep in the dry Namaqualand soil.

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