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Nadine Gordimer
Birth date: November 20, 1923
Died: July 13, 2014
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Feminism in Cold Storage
Feminism in Cold Storage rated it 3 years ago
My first book finished for the year is for my personal Reading Nobel Women challenge. This was my choice for Nadine Gordimer who is a recipient for Literature, so I read one of her novels. It has taken me a while to attempt to process how I feel about this book. It was difficult to get through becau...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it 3 years ago
This is Conrad's first book and it sets the stage for what is to follow. The setting, themes, description, characterization and plotting are all archetypal Conrad. It is assured with a very complex structure and one an hardly believe that Conrad came out of the gate both this original and develope...
Merle
Merle rated it 3 years ago
This is a brilliantly-written novella, though the style takes a little getting used to. The writing is densely packed with meaning but at the same time quite spare; every word and its placement counts.July’s People was first published in 1981, during the time of apartheid and unrest in South Africa,...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 4 years ago
bookshelves: summer-2015, published-2001, nobel-laureate, booker-longlist, african-continent, afr-s-africa, tbr-busting-2015, lit-richer, e-book, nutty-nuut, migrant-experience, arabian Read from August 04, 2014 to July 15, 2015 Description: When Julie Summers's car breaks down on a sleazy stre...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: summer-2012, tbr-busting-2012, published-1981, afr-s-africa, african-continent, nobel-laureate Read from July 02 to 07, 2012 Opening Quote: The old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum there arises a great diversity of morbid symptons - Antonio Gramsci 'Prison Not...
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