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Gillian Slovo


South Africa (b.1952)

Gillian Slovo was educated in Britain where she has spent all her adult life. She recently adapted TIES OF BLOOD, a fictional work about South Africa, into a six part series for the BBC. Since Nelson Mandela's release she has made frequent visits to South Africa (she wrote a piece for the THE GUARDIAN on the run up to the election).

Genres: Historical
 
Series
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Novels
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Plays
   Guantanamo: 'Honor Bound to Defend Freedom' (2004)
   The Riots (2011)
   The Tricycle (2014) (with Victoria Brittain, Nicolas Kent and Richard Norton-Taylor)
   Another World (2016)
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Non fiction
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Awards
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2004) : The Ice Road