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Famous Authors from South Africa

List of the most popular authors from South Africa, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous South African authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable South African writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

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This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from South Africa?" and "Who are the best South African authors?"

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    Bitter Fruit, Kafka's curse, La Malédiction de Kafka

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    The choice, What the Bible Says About Muhammad, Crucifixion or ...

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    Cry, the Beloved Country, Kontakion For You Departed

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    Dirty Weekend, Burn Out, Bad Timing

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    Portrait of Chief Lutuli, For freedom in South Africa

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    Albert Wessels, farmboy and industrialist

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    Justice in South Africa, The soft vengeance of a freedom fighter, The jail ...

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    And a Threefold Cord, A Walk in the Night and Other Stories, Time of the ...

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    An Act of Terror, The Novel, Imaginings of Sand

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    Country of My Skull, The Stars Say 'Tsau', Met Woorde Soos Met Kerse

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    Year of the king, Primo Time, Beside Myself

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    Hate no more, Victims

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    Anatomy of dark

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    Uselessly, Freedom fighter

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    Hello And Goodbye, Boesman and Lena, My Children! My Africa!

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    A better future

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    In & Out of Character

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    The atomists (1805-1933), The flight of thunderbolts, Atmospheric ...

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    The sink of solitude

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    No turning back, Chain of Fire, Web of Lies

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    Hope for faith, Blanke Afrikaners en Swart Afrikane

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    South Africa's outward policy

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    Schooling in the context of violence, "Civil society" and the ...

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    Dog Heart: A Memoir, Mouroir, Boklied

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    Judith, Cry of Morning, Tread Softly in This Place

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    April Fool's Day, The Power of One, Sylvia

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    Finance, Business and the Business of Life, How to Get the Most Out of ...

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    Requiem for Sophiatown, Deep cuts, The Suit

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    Casey & Co.

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    Final postponement

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    Transformation in South Africa

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    Petroleum and the orphaned ostrich, The fortune snake, Mamlambo

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    A paradigm for program semantics

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    Chris Hani, 1942-1993

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    Effortless elegance with Colin Cowie, Colin Cowie Chic, Weddings

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    Betrayal of coloured rights, Crossing the borders of power, The China ...

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    Halfborn woman

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    Constance Stuart Larrabee, Constance Stuart Larrabee, tribal photographs ...

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    The everlasting annexation, Republicans and sinners in South Africa

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    Tar éis an aifrinn, Humour Is on Me, Between the acts and other poems

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    Polfyntijeis vir die proe, Kos vir die kenner, So blomtuin

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    Fiela's Child, Moerbeibos, Pieternella van die Kaap

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    The quarry, The Good Doctor, In a Strange Room

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    Foreign policy of the Union of South Africa, Apartheid

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