Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black: And Other Stories
"You're not responsible for your ancestry, are you . . . But if that's so, why have marched under banned slogans, got yourself beaten up by the police, arrested a couple of times; plastered walls with subversive posters . . . The past is valid only in relation to whether the present recognizes it."
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Beethoven Was One Sixteenth Black and Other Stories: Library EditionUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Read by two different narrators, this collection of 13 stories gives a good sense of the diversity of Nobel prize winner Gordimer's work and its longtime focus on relationships, politics, race, and ... Read full review
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