Selected Stories

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Penguin Books, 1983 - Fiction - 447 pages
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User Review  - Thomas Armstrong - Goodreads

I liked the stories. I particularly liked those stories that focused on issues related to apartheid, such as the one about the missus of a household that saw her housemaid going through all these ... Read full review

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User Review  - George - Goodreads

As in most short story collections there were some I liked a lot more than others. Some of them I liked a very great deal, the quality of her writing was amazing at times. This collection has a LOT of ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
Ah Woe Is Me
27
The Train from Rhodesia
50
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Nadine Gordimer was born in Gauteng, South Africa on November 20, 1923. She attended the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa for one year. She is a novelist and short-story writer whose major theme is exile and alienation. Her first short story collection, The Soft Voice of the Serpent, was published in 1952 and her first novel, The Lying Days, was published in 1953. Her other short story collections include Jump, Why Haven't You Written: Selected Stories 1950-1972, and Loot. Her other novels include A World of Strangers, A Guest of Honour, Burger's Daughter, July's People, A Sport of Nature, My Son's Story, None to Accompany Me, The Pickup, and Get a Life. She has received numerous awards including the Booker Prize for The Conservationist in 1974, the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991, and the French Legion of Honour in 2007. She died on July 13, 2014 at the age of 90.

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