"A page-turning puzzler filled with suspense and a richly evoked sense of the African landscape". Publishers Weekly
"Heart of Darkness from a woman's point of view". Kirkus Reviews
A bestseller in South Africa, The Hanging Tree is a compelling piece of literary fiction that raises disturbing questions about love and jealousy, human cruelty, and sexual obsession. David Lambkin exhibits a profound knowledge of Africa's landscape, animals, and myths.