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André Brink

AKA André Philippus Brink

Born: 29-May-1935
Birthplace: Vrede, Orange Free State, South Africa
Died: 6-Feb-2015
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: South Africa
Executive summary: A Dry White Season

Wife: Estelle Naude (m. 1959, div., one son)
Son: Anton Brink (b. 1963)
Wife: Salomi Louw (m. 1965, one son)
Son: Gustav
Wife: Alta Miller (div.)
Wife: Maresa de Beer (m. 1990)

    High School: Lydenburg High School
    University: BA, Potchefstroom University, Transvaal (1955)
    University: MA English, Potchefstroom University, Transvaal (1958)
    University: MA Afrikaans and Dutch, Potchefstroom University, Transvaal (1959)
    University: Sorbonne (studied 1959-61)
    Professor: Afrikaans/Dutch Literature, Rhodes University, Grahamstown (1963-90)
    Professor: English, University of Cape Town (1991-)

Author of books:
Dowry for Life (1962, novel)
The Ambassador (1963, novel)
Orgy (1965, novel)
Looking on Darkness (1973, novel)
An Instant in the Wind (1976, novel)
Rumours of Rain (1978, novel)
A Dry White Season (1979, novel)
A Chain of Voices (1982, novel)
The Wall of the Plague (1984, novel)
States of Emergency (1988, novel)
An Act of Terror (1991, novel)
The First Life of Adamastor (1993, novel)
On the Contrary (1993, novel)
Imaginings of Sand (1996, novel)
Devil's Valley (1999, novel)
The Rights of Desire (2000, novel)

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