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Damon Galgut


South Africa (b.1963)

Damon Galgut was born in Pretoria in 1963. He wrote his first novel, A Sinless Season, when he was seventeen. His other books include A Small Circle of Beings, The Beautiful Screaming of Pigs and The Quarry. He lives in Cape Town.
 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2003) : The Good Doctor
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2005) : The Good Doctor
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2010) : In a Strange Room
Walter Scott Prize Best Historical Novel nominee (2015) : Arctic Summer