Death of André Brink

May 29, 1935 - February 6, 2015
| Age 79

South African novelist dies
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By LYNSEY CHUTEL, The Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Prolific author, Andre Brink, who used his work to question the policies of South Africa's apartheid regime, has died, his publishers said Saturday. He was 79 years old.

Brink died aboard a KLM flight travelling from the Netherlands to the South African city of Cape Town on Friday evening, the South African Press Association reported. Brink was travelling from Belgium, where he was receiving an honorary doctorate from the...

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