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SCHOEMAN, KarelBorn: 1939 10 26
Died: 2017 05 01
Karel Schoeman was a South African novelist, historian, translator and man of letters. He was the author of 19 novels and numerous works of history. He was one of South Africa's most honoured authors. Schoeman wrote primarily in Afrikaans, although several of his non-fiction books were originally written in English. His novels are increasingly being translated into other languages, notably, English, French and Dutch.
Schoeman committed suicide at a retirement center in South Africa at the age of 77, writing about dying with dignity in his suicide statement.
Books by SCHOEMAN
Entries in books by SCHOEMAN
|Schoeman, Karel. Wocke, Richard Carl George Albert Theodor. In Dictionary of South African Biography Volume IV. 1981. Butterworth & Co (SA) for Human Sciences Research Council|
|Schoeman, Karel. 'Fort en Thuijn': The years of Dutch Colonisation. In blank______ Architecture, apartheid and after. 1998. NAi Publishers|