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Q&A with author Mia Arderne: ‘A prayer for the jol not to end

Mia Arderne’s Mermaid Fillet was a lifetime in the making. The author’s vulnerability gives the book superpowers

The List: Author Mia Arderne’s influences

Drawing from other mediums as well as literature, author Mia Arderne lets us in on her influences before and after writing ‘Mermaid Fillet’

A love for writing and women

Renowned South African author André Brink pursued love as voraciously as he wrote

Andre Brink: A master of words of form

Andre Brink made SA’s drama of oppression far more readable than either of South Africa’s Nobel laureates ever did or could, writes Leon de Kock.

Andre Brink: ?Slave’s tale under the whip

In a romantic novel about emancipation, the late André Brink failed to get to the heart of his main character’s pain.

Brink amongst world’s greatest writers, says publisher

Tributes continue to pour in as South Africa mourns the death of celebrated author André Brink.

André Brink: A literary powerhouse remembered

Besides being a beloved teacher for nearly six decades, Brink was something of a literary powerhouse, writes Shaun de Waal about André Brink.

André P Brink: A lifetime of literary achievement

As South Africa mourns the death of one of its most celebrated authors, we take a look at seven of his outstanding literary achievements.

On the persecution of Andre Brink

Almost 20 years into a non-racial society, persecution of intellectuals who are pro-black is a dominating force in society, writes Sandile Memela.

How Brink slaved over slavery

Celebrated South African author Andre Brink says his 21st novel - a story about slavery in the Cape - was the most difficult of his career to write.

Andre Brink decries ANC’s ‘new kind of silence’

Writer Andre Brink believes the ANC's proposed media appeals tribunal and the Protection of Information Bill showed "apocalyptic arrogance".

Writers protest against proposed media controls

Jeopardising the freedom of writers will endanger the freedom of every reader in South Africa, renowned authors said on Friday.

The heretic who is in it for the long haul

André Brink talks about his writing, having his worked banned by the ­apartheid regime, and his disappointment with politicians.

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