Old writer, young wife: The life and times of the fifth and final Mrs Brink

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Afrikaner novelist André Brink married Karina Szczurek when he was 71 and she was 29. They were together for 10 years before he died on a plane, beside her, high above Africa. She has just finished writing her memoir, in which she recounts her life with South Africa’s most celebrated and controversial novelist. Andy Martin went to Cape Town to talk to her about life after André…

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One thought on “Old writer, young wife: The life and times of the fifth and final Mrs Brink

  1. Christo, Arne & baby Louise

    Andre & Karina, two most wonderful people, friends and travellers. We share the same passion for books, food, music and nouveau films. Cant wait for this beautiful book to be published. We await your visit here in Gauteng!!!

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