A Guest of Honour
James Bray, an English colonial administrator who was expelled from a central African nation for siding with its black nationalist leaders, is invited back ten years later to join in the country's independence celebrations. As he witnesses the factionalism and violence that erupt as revolutionary ideals are subverted by ambition and greed, Bray is once again forced to choose sides, a choice that becomes both his triumph and his undoing.
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Review: A Guest of HonourUser Review - Josť Toledo - Goodreads
Upon learning of Nadine Gordimer's death, I instinctively reached my hand out to the shelf where I keep her books --in alphabetical order; perhaps should be chronological-- and touched on A Guest of ... Read full review
Review: A Guest of HonourUser Review - Helen - Goodreads
Nadine Gordimer's The Pick Up is one of my favorite books. This one? Not so much. Dry, long, it would have helped if she had had an editor in the early years. This 500 page book contains a 200 page story. Read full review