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André P. Brink (1935–2015)

André P. Brink was born on May 29, 1935 in Vrede, Transvaal, South Africa as André Philippus Brink. He was a writer, known for A Dry White Season (1989), Kootjie Emmer (1977) and Somer (1975). He was married to Karina Magdalena Szczurek, Marésa de Beer, Sophia (Alta) Albertina Miller, Salomina (Salomi) Louw and Estelle Naudé. He died on February 6... See full bio »

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A Dry White Season
Kootjie Emmer
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Somer Writer
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 1989 A Dry White Season (novel - as André Brink)
 1983 Hedda Gabler (TV Movie) (Afrikaans translation)
 1978 Nicolene (adaptation)
 1977 Kootjie Emmer
 1975 Somer (screenplay)
 1974 'n Sonneblom uit Parys (dialogue)
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 2013 La grande librairie (TV Series)
- Episode dated 7 November 2013 (2013) ... Himself
 2006 Pauw & Witteman (TV Series)
- Episode #1.61 (2006) ... Himself (as Andre Brink)
 1999 Thé ou café (TV Series)
- Episode dated 15 May 1999 (1999) ... Himself
 1993 In Darkest Hollywood: Cinema and Apartheid (Documentary)
Himself (as Andre Brink)

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He was an outspoken critic of the apartheid regime in South Africa. He wrote in Afrikaans and English. His novels have been translated into more than 30 languages. In the 1960s, he was prominent in the Afrikaans anti-apartheid literary movement Die Sestigers. See more »

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