Breyten Breytenbach


Breyten Breytenbach is a painter, activist, and writer of poetry, novels, short-story compilations, essays, and dramatic works. From 1975 to 1982, he was a political prisoner serving two terms of solitary confinement in South African prisons. His most renowned work is the four-volume memoir of this odyssey: A Season in Paradise, The True Confessions of an Albino Terrorist, Return to Paradise, and Dog Heart: A Memoir.

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