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Breyten Breytenbach Boekefees- Christopher Nicholson

BBB 2013 Christopher Nicholson 3Christopher Nicholson has lived all his 68 years in KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. He practised as a human rights lawyer, assisting victims of apartheid, before majority rule was won in 1994.

His efforts were recognized with two awards and he was appointed a high court judge in 1995.

He has published three books:

Permanent Removal: Who Killed the Cradock Four?

Papwa Sewgolum: From Pariah to Legend

Richard and Adolf: Did Richard Wagner incite Adolf Hitler to commit the Holocaust?

The first two were nominated for the Alan Paton prize in South Africa for non-fiction.

He is married with two daughters and two grandchildren.

His latest book, One Hand Washes The Other, is not only a mystery thriller but an in-depth study of contemporary South Africa with its existing fraught cultural and racial relationships between differing groups.


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