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Damon Galgut - Author


Damon Galgut was born in Pretoria in 1963. He wrote his first novel, A Sinless Season, when he was seventeen. His other books include Small Circle of Beings, The Beautiful Screaming of Pigs, The Quarry and The Good Doctor. The Good Doctor was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the International IMPAC Dublin Award and the Commonwealth Writers Prize. Damon Galgut lives in Cape Town.

If you like Damon Galgut you might also like to read books by Paul Auster, J. M. Coetzee and Clare Morrall.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Damon Galgut

In a Strange Room by Damon Galgut
In a Strange Room
Damon Galgut
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2010. This is a beautifully written detailed story of an ongoing journey in foreign parts, written in the present tense, and sometimes in the first person. From the first page, a sense of aloneness...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
In a Strange Room by Damon Galgut
In a Strange Room
Damon Galgut
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2010. A novel of longing and thwarted desire, rage and compassion, In a Strange Room is the hauntingly beautiful evocation of one man’s search for love and for a place to call...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2010
Small Circle of Beings by Damon Galgut
Small Circle of Beings
Damon Galgut
A short story collection revolving around family relationships. June 2010 Guest Editor Patrick Gale on Damon Galgut... Cape Towner Galgut has won plaudits, especially from envious peers, for his extraordinary concision. His process in producing his novels seems...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/05/2005

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