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Chris Wadman

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About Chris Wadman

Chris Wadman is a Zimbabwean, first-time novelist and the author of The Unlikely Genius of Dr Cuthbert Kambazuma.

Chris attended high school at Michealhouse in KwaZulu-Natal, and studied English and Law at the University of Cape Town, from where he received his BA, LLB and LLM. Following university he worked in Beunos Aires, Argentina, teaching English as a second language, and in Cambridge, England. After working as an article clerk at a law firm in Harare in 1998, he moved to South Africa in 1999 and since then has worked almost exclusively in corporate finance in various parts of Africa.

He is married to Katherine Gibson, an economist for the South African treasury, and has a son named William.

Photo courtesy Jonathan Ball

 

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  • <a href="http://helenmoffett.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Helen</a>
    Helen
    August 15th, 2012 @23:20 #
     
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    Been meaning to say "hello and welcome" to this space, Chris. And to congratulate you on Dr Cuthbert. Mazel tov.

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  • <a href="http://johneppel.bookslive.co.za" rel="nofollow">John Eppel</a>
    John Eppel
    August 16th, 2012 @13:23 #
     
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    Hi Chris, I'm reading your political satire right now - page 75 - and thoroughly enjoying it. It isn't easy to caricature caricature. Amhlope!

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