The Fossil Artist
- Short-listed for the 2011 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize (Best First Book for Africa Region)
- Short-listed for the M-Net Literary Awards 2011
- Long-listed for the 2011 Sunday Times Fiction Prize
Russ Codron, a well-meaning optometrist, has a dark secret that not even his wife has been able to dig out of him. But it is only when he is confronted by the mummified remains of his fossil-hunter father - on the front page of the Sunday Times - that the chaos of his past, that he has for so long kept buried, breaks into the stability of his present.
The Fossil Artist is a bold and a powerful new voice in crime fiction. Graeme Friedman has written a sensational new story which will stay with you long after the book is read.
Johannesburg - Jacana Media, 2010