Brink receives award in Paris

2013-10-11 00:00

ANDRÉ Brink has been presented with the Medaille Grand Vermeil de la Ville Award by the mayor of Paris.

This is the highest decoration given by the French city. It is presented to leading figures who have an important influence.

Brink is the guest of honour at the three events in France as part of the France-South Africa season 2013, which was organised by the libraries of Paris.

These included a tribute to Albert Camus with Brink and Catherine Camus on October 8; and a discussion titled ‘What is the future for South Africa after apartheid?’, which took place yesterday. Today, Parisians have a chance to have a conversation with the novelist.

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