South African author Damon Galgut wins Booker Prize

South African author Damon Galgut wins Booker Prize. South African author and playwright Damon Galgut won the Booker Prize on Wednesday for his novel The Promise, about a white South African family’s failed commitment to give their Black maid her own home.

South African author Damon Galgut wins Booker Prize
South African author Damon Galgut wins Booker Prize—-

 

It was Galgut’s third nomination for the £50,000 (R1m) English language literary award prize.

“It’s changed my life and please know I am profoundly, humbly grateful for this,” he said in his acceptance speech.

 

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