John Eppel

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Birthday
19, 1947
Birthplace
South Africa
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
South Africa

About

A South African-born novelist, poet, and short story writer, he is best known for D G G Berry's The Great North Road (a novel) and Spoils of War (a poetry collection). His more than a dozen published works include White Man Crawling, The Giraffe Man, and The Curse of the Ripe Tomato.

Before Fame

He was educated at Milton High School in Bulawayo, and he later attended the University of Natal in South Africa.

Trivia

His works are associated with the Post-colonialism movement.

Family Life

With his wife, Shari Eppel, he had three children.

Associated With

He and Wilbur Smith both lived in Zimbabwe.