Margie Orford is an internationally acclaimed writer. Her Clare Hart novels have been widely translated and explore violence and its effects on women. She has written a number of children’s books and several works of nonfiction, and is also an award-winning journalist who writes regularly for newspapers in the UK and in South Africa. Orford was a member of the executive board of PEN International and president emerita of PEN South Africa. Her latest novel, The Eye of the Beholder, will be published in August 2022.
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