Damon Galgut is a novelist whose work has been published in twenty languages. He has thrice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize, most recently for The Promise, and is a past winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for the Africa region. His novel Arctic Summer was awarded the Sunday Times Fiction Prize, and two films were made of his book The Quarry. He lives and works in Cape Town.
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