Damian Barr

Damian Barr

FRESH VOICES – April
First up we have Damian Barr, a renowned journalist, author of celebrated memoir, Maggie & Me, and eponymous host of the Savoy Hotel’s Literary Salon. Damian is introducing his first novel, You Will be Safe Here.
Set in South Africa, during the height of the second Boer War in 1901 and then more recently in 2010, the novel depicts the history of this troubled nation whilst also exploring our capacity for cruelty and kindness.
“Nothing more unusual and impressive has appeared for years“ Diana Athill
 

Portrait © Jeff Spicer