Namgu is a beautiful, privileged girl from a wealthy family. As she steers through life at school and university, struggling to find her place in the world, tragedy strikes. Her life is thrown into turmoil as she battles to find an escape from loneliness, anger and depression. Even her soul-mate, Sophia, ‘the girl Carlos Santana sung into life cannot reach her, while her boyfriend Tangeni deserts her. Bold, insightful and raw, Namgu’s Escape Theory is the first novel by talented young Namibian author Beauty Boois. It explores themes of identity, friendship, trauma and survival, and highlights issues of sexuality and mental health which are often seen as taboo in Namibian society.