It is a sunny, peaceful Saturday afternoon, 1936, in the Union of South Africa. Jacques Wolfe, a fifteen year old white boy, witnesses an act of aggression by Bradley Ratcliffe and his gang, against a black boy he does not know. Will Jacques ignore the incident, walk away from it, back to his life of safety? Or will he help the black boy, and tell the truth of what happened when required to do so?How will Jacques decision change the course of his life? Will it enable him to become friends with the black boy while fighting a common enemy? Or will society deny the possibility of friendship between two boys of different races and cultures?Residue is the latest novel by André Ferero, the popular author of A Thief Of Notes.