André Brink

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André Brink
André Brink in Lyon, France, June 2007
André Brink in Lyon, France, June 2007
Born(1935-05-29)29 May 1935
Vrede, South Africa
Died6 February 2015(2015-02-06) (aged 79)
OccupationWriter
NationalitySouth African
Notable worksA Dry White Season
An Act of Terror
A Chain of Voices

André Philippus Brink, OIS (29 May 1935 – 6 February 2015) was a South African novelist. He wrote in both Afrikaans and English and was a Professor of English at the University of Cape Town.

Brink died on 6 February 2015 at the age of 79 on a flight from Belgium, where he had received an honorary doctorate from the Belgian Francophone Université Catholique de Louvain, to South Africa.[1]

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  1. "RIP Andre Brink (1935 – 2015)". BooksLive. Retrieved 7 February 2015.