Andre Brink

André Brink was a South African novelist and playwright. He was a prominent figure in the Afrikaans literary movement and was known for his works that often critiqued apartheid and explored themes of social justice and human rights.

Books

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  1. 1. A Dry White Season

    Set in apartheid-era South Africa, "A Dry White Season" follows the story of Ben Du Toit, a white schoolteacher who becomes involved in the fight against the system after his gardener's son is brutally beaten by the police. As he delves deeper into his quest for justice, he becomes increasingly isolated from his community and his family, and ultimately pays the highest price for his convictions. The novel is a powerful exploration of the devastating effects of racial injustice and the courage it takes to stand against it.

    The 1239th Greatest Book of All Time