Elleke Boehmer

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Elleke Boehmer is Professor of World Literature in English at the University of Oxford. She is the author of four novels; her biography of Nelson Mandela was widely translated and her edition of Robert Baden Powell’s Scouting for Boys a bestseller. She was a judge of the 2015 Man Booker International Prize.

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