Jump and Other Stories
In this collection of sixteen stories, Gordimer brings unforgettable characters from every corner of society to life: a child refugee fleeing civil war in Mozambique; a black activist's deserted wife longing for better times; a rich safari party indulging themselves while lionesses circle their lodge. Jump is a vivid, disturbing and rewarding portrait of life in South Africa under apartheid.
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Review: Jump and Other StoriesUser Review - Beth - Goodreads
Why did it take me so long to read the Nobel Prize winning Nadine Gordimer!?! These stories are highly crafted gems that deal with social and economic conflicts in South Africa. Painful and surprising ... Read full review
Review: Jump and Other StoriesUser Review - Stephanie - Goodreads
NG fearlessly avoids politically correct writing. In "Sweet Delight" she creates a muslim terrorist and in "Once Upon a Time," she writes a grim fairy tale that cautions against isolation. All of the stories provoke reaction. Read full review