Damon Galgut

Damon Galgut



Damon Galgut is a South African writer who has published nine novels. One of his books, The Quarry, has twice been made into a feature film. He has won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for the Africa region and twice been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. His newest book, The Promise, is currently longlisted for the Booker. He lives in Cape Town.

Photograph: Marthinus Basson 

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