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September 15, 1962 |
Paarl, South Africa
|Pen name||Leo Bekker|
|Occupation||Author, Copywriter, Film reviewer|
François Bloemhof is a South African author. He writes mostly in Afrikaans and has won a number of prizes for his work.
Bloemhof was born in 1962 in Paarl. He made his debut in 1991 with the novel Die nag het net een oog, for which he received the De Kat Prize. His subsequent three books all fall within the thriller genre, whereafter he also published books for children of various age groups. For some of his books in this genre he has received ATKV-Veertjie Prizes.
In 2006 Bloemhof returned to the thriller genre with the novel Spinnerak.
- Die nag het net een oog (1991)
- Bloedbroer (1995)
- Storieboek (1996)
- Nagbesoeker (1997)
- Hostis (1998)
- Rooi Luiperd (2008)
- Afspraak in Venesië (2009)
- "Moord in die Beloofde Land (2013)
- Slinger-slinger (1997)
- Nie vir kinders nie (2005)
- Moenie dat die grootmense hoor nie (2009)