Wall of days

Alastair Bruce is the author of Wall of Days, a novel released in South Africa in September 2010, and in August 2011 in the UK and several other countries in English.
He was born in Port Elizabeth in 1972 and studied at the University of Cape Town where he started in a science degree course but ended with a masters in English Literature. He has been living in the United Kingdom for over ten years where he works in electronic publishing. He is married and has a baby daughter.
Wall of Days is his first novel and he is currently at work on his second. (from his website

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On an island, all alone, the narrator, Bran, lives out his exile. He has been here ten years, time carefully marked out. He is kept busy...