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André Brink

(André Philippus Brink)
South Africa (1935 - 2015)

André Brink was one of South Africa's most distinguished writers. His novels include A Dry White Season which was made into a movie starring Marlon Brando.
Anthologies edited
Non fiction
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (1976) : An Instant in the Wind
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (1978) : Rumours of Rain
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (1998) : Imaginings of Sand
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2005) : Praying Mantis
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2012) : Philida

André Brink recommends
Gardening At Night (2003)
Diane Awerbuck
"Feisty, and funky, and funny...a remarkable reading adventure."
Mortals (2003)
Norman Rush
"One of the most exhilarating novels I have read for a long time... quite dazzling."
One Tongue Singing (2005)
Susan Mann
"Sensetive and sharp and charged with authentic passion, this is a book that sings in a tongue of liquid fire."
Moxyland (2008)
Lauren Beukes
"A technicolor, jazzy rollercoaster ride into a dazzling hell, like A Clockwork Orange, it has the makings of a cult success."
Wall Of Days (2011)
Alastair Bruce
"A consummate storyteller who appears well set to become a defining novelist of our time."
The White Room (2019)
Craig Higginson
"Craig Higginson is at the vanguard of the latest and most exciting novelists in South Africa, offering a barometer of best to be expected from the newest wave of writing in the country."

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