The Conservationist Gordimer was joint winner of the Booker prize for this novel, which exposes the delusions of apartheid through the character of Mehring, a rich white businessman turned dilettante farmer, who is confronted with an unidentified corpse on his land. Mehring's certainty that he always does "the right thing" is undermined by a narrative that constantly undercuts his smug conservatism. Considering the novel as a contender for the Best of Booker prize, Sam Jordison wrote: It's hard work — but is correspondingly effective.
She received the Nobel Prize for Literature in Gordimer was born into a privileged white middle-class family and began reading at an early age. By the age of 9 she was writing, and she published her first story in a magazine when she was Her wide reading informed her about the world on the other side of apartheid —the official South African policy of racial segregation—and that discovery in time developed into strong political opposition to apartheid.
Never an outstanding scholar, she attended the University of the Witwatersrand for one year. In a novelThe Lying Days, was published. Both exhibit the clear, controlled, and unsentimental style that became her hallmark.
Her stories concern the devastating effects of apartheid on the lives of South Africans—the constant tension between personal isolation and the commitment to social justicethe numbness caused by the unwillingness to accept apartheid, the inability to change it, and the refusal of exile.
Gordimer addressed environmental issues in Get a Lifethe story of a South African ecologist who, after receiving thyroid treatment, becomes radioactive and hence dangerous to others.
Her final novel, No Time like the Presentfollows veterans of the battle against apartheid as they deal with the issues facing modern South Africa. Living in Hope and History: Notes from Our Century is a collection of essays, correspondence, and reminiscences.
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