Banned for many years in the author's native South Africa, Looking on Darkness tells the story of actor Joseph Malan as he awaits execution for the murder of his white lover. Andre Brink panders to no one's political, ideological or religious beliefs in a controversial novel which has achieved international significance and abundant critical acclaim. From three time winner of South Africa's most prestigious literary prize, the CNA Award.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 400 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 15/04/1993
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780749399870