Whiplash

Whiplash

Tracey Farren

An unputdownable, gripping debut novel, a ‘Cinderella’ story about a Muizenberg (Cape Town) prostitute, Tess, who while being addicted to painkillers and selling her body on the street finds redemption in unexpected places.

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DATE

2008

GENRE

Fiction
i

PAGES

320

ISBN

978-0-9802729-2-5

Whiplash

An unputdownable, gripping debut novel, a ‘Cinderella’ story about a Muizenberg (Cape Town) prostitute, Tess, who while being addicted to painkillers and selling her body on the street finds redemption in unexpected places. Her quirky humour, honesty and love of beauty save her when she faces tough choices. The book has heart and a feel-good factor in spite of its gritty and sometimes traumatic subject matter.

 

Tracey Farren

Tracey Farren lives in Cape Town with four dogs, a surfer and her three children. She has a psychology honours degree from UCT. She worked as a freelance journalist before turning to fiction.

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Praise

Selected as Book of the Month by Adele Hamilton for the www.women24.com Book Club, “Whiplash had me from page 1”.