Quotes by Bruce Chatwin

About Bruce Chatwin:

Charles Bruce Chatwin was an English writer whose best known works are In Patagonia (1977) and The Songlines (1987). Although he was often referred to as a travel writer, a term he eschewed, Chatwin was also a novelist and a journalist who interviewed figures such as Indira Gandhi and André Malraux for the Sunday Times Magazine. He won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel On the Black Hill (1982) and his novel Utz (1988) was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. In 2008 The Times named Chatwin #46 on their list of "50 Greatest British Writers Since 1945".

Author Bio

  • NameBruce Chatwin
  • DescriptionEnglish novelist
  • BornMay 13, 1940
  • DiedJanuary 18, 1989
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionWriter; Novelist
  • AwardsJames Tait Black Memorial Prize