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Margie Orford

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Name  Margie Orford

Role  Journalist
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Occupation  Novelist, journalist, film director
Genre  Crime fiction, children's literature, non-fiction, school textbooks
Books  Like clockwork, Gallows Hill, Daddy's Girl: A Clare Har, Rural voice, Blood Rose

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Margie Orford (born 30 September 1964) is a South African journalist, film director and author of crime fiction, children's fiction, non-fiction and school text books.


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Orford was born in London and grew up in Namibia and South Africa. She was detained during the 1985 State of Emergency while a student at the University of Cape Town, taking her final examinations in prison. After travelling widely, she studied under J. M. Coetzee before embarking on a career in publishing in the newly emerged Namibia. She returned to live in South Africa in 2001.

Crime fiction

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  • Like Clockwork. South Africa: Jonathan Ball Publishers SA. October 2008. ISBN 978-1-86842-327-9. 
  • Blood Rose. South Africa: Jonathan Ball Publishers SA. August 2009. ISBN 978-1-86842-348-4. 
  • Gallows Hill. United Kingdom: Atlantic Books. September 2011. ISBN 978-1-86842-395-8. 
  • Daddy's Girl. United Kingdom: Atlantic Books. June 2012. ISBN 978-1-84354-947-5. 
  • Water Music. South Africa: Jonathan Ball Publishers SA. July 2013. ISBN 978-1-86842-396-5. 
  • Non-fiction

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    With Schimke, Karin (30 September 2006). Fabulously 40 and Beyond: Coming into Your Power an Embracing Change. Spearhead P. ISBN 978-0-86486-588-5. 


  • "Once upon a life: Margie Orford". The Guardian. 4 September 2011. Archived from the original on 9 March 2014. 
  • "Oscar Pistorius trial: the imaginary black stranger at heart of the defence". The Guardian. 4 March 2014. Archived from the original on 9 March 2014. 
  • References

    Margie Orford Wikipedia

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