South African author Damon Galgut wins Booker Prize

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Author Damon Galgut poses during a photo-call for the Booker Prize shortlisted fabrication authors, successful London, Britain, October 31, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Nicholson

LONDON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - South African writer and playwright Damon Galgut won the Booker Prize connected Wednesday for his caller "The Promise", astir a achromatic South African family's failed committedness to springiness their Black maid her ain home.

It was Galgut's 3rd information for the 50,000 pounds ($68,175) English connection literate grant prize.

"It's changed my beingness and delight cognize I americium profoundly, humbly grateful for this," helium said successful his acceptance speech.

($1 = 0.7334 pounds)

Reporting by Marie-Louise Gumuchian, Editing by Rosalba O'Brien

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