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AHM Scholtz
Posthumous Literary Award
 Scholtz was 72 years old when his first novel was published. He was educated only up to Standard 5. His first novel Vatmaar is an extremely sophisticated novel on the level of structure and theocratic complexity. The ground breaking novel, Vatmaar, was awarded the M-Net prize, the Eugene Marais prize and the CNA prize. It has been translated into Dutch, with German and English version underway, and is currently being filmed for television.