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  • Bibliography:
    12 Books
  • First Book:
    November 1974
  • Latest Book:
    May 2023
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Book List in Order: 12 titles






  • "Athol Fugard is renowned for his relentless explorations of personal and political survival in apartheid South Africa - which include his now classic plays Master Harold and the Boys and The Blood Knot. Fugard has written a single novel, Tsotsi, ...



  • These three Port Elizabeth plays, which established South African playwright Athol Fugard's international reputation more than twenty years ago, examine with passion and grace close family relationships strained almost unendurably by the harshest of ...








  • Rarely has a playwright been so closely identified with his country and his people as Athol Fugard has with South Africa. Valley Song, is a work of healing and of envisioning the future. This coming-of-age story about a young girl seeking the courage...



  • World renowned South African playwright Athol Fugard recreates the world of his youth in his newest play, based on his experiences aboard a tramp steamer. This critically acclaimed drama has already had productions in Los Angeles, Washington D.C, Pri...






  • "If there is a more urgent and indispensible playwright in world theatre than South Africa's Athol Fugard, I don't know who it could be."—Jack Kroll, NewsweekOne of the true contemporary masters of the stage, South African playwright Athol Fugard h...



  • "For me [The Train Driver] is the biggest of them all. Everything I have written before has been a journey to this."—Athol Fugard"A dramatic, moving theater experience written for South Africa. . . . It will save us from hopelessness. See it."—Su...



  • Paul Auster meets Samuel Beckett in Dry Remains, a literary detective story and dazzlingly macabre anti-biography, co-written by one of South Africa's most celebrated authors.  “I am not a good man,” the Protagonist wrote in one...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Athol Fugard has published 12 books.

The next book by Athol Fugard, Dry Remains, will be published in May 2023.

The first book by Athol Fugard, Three Port Elizab, was published in November 1974.

No. Athol Fugard does not write books in series.