Damon Galgut

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About the Author

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Damon Galgut is a playwright and novelist living in Cape Town.

He was born in Pretoria in 1963 and studied drama at the University of Cape Town, writing his first novel, A Sinless Season, when he was seventeen.

His latest novels are In a Strange Room, shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, and Arctic Summer, a fictionalised account of EM Forster's relationships in wartime Alexandria and India.