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Categorization is odious. There is tremendous overlap among genres. These pigeonholes are offered only as a convenience.

Patricia Schonstein

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Ryan March 27th, 2007 07:13 AM PST

This South African author's work is as diverse as the country she lives in. Each book is different from the others, but all are luxuriously rich in detail and drama. All of them are page turners that will not let themselves sit on the bedside stand without your undivided attention.

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Patricia Schonstein is the author of the novels The Apothecary's Daughter and Skyline, which won the Percy FitzPatrick Prize in 2002 and was long-listed for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. She has a master's degree in creative writing from the University of Cape Town. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Schonstein now lives in South Africa.

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