Christopher Hope was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1944. He is the author of nine novels including A. Separate Development, which was banned by the South African apartheid regime, and for which he won the David Highham Prize; Kruger’s Alp winner of the Whitbread Prize for Fiction; and Serenity House, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Other awards include the CNA Prize (South Africa) for his memoir White Boy Ruining and the PEN Silver Pen Award for his collection for stories: Learning to Fly. He is a contributor to the BBC, The Guardian and Le Monde. His non-fiction includes Moscow, Moscow! and Brothers Under the Skin: Travels in Tyranny. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and lives in France.
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