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My Son's Story is the ninth novel by South African novelist Nadine Gordimer. It was written towards the end of the State of Emergency and first published in 1990.
My Son's Story is the ninth novel by South African novelist Nadine Gordimer. The very next year, Gordimer was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, and the Swedish Academy explicitly cited My Son's Story in their press release, calling it "ingenious and revealing and at the same time enthralling".
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Nadine Gordimer My Son's Story For Reinhold You had a Father, let your son say so. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Sonnet 13 ~ ~ ~ How did I find out? I was deceiving hi. ovember. I was on study leave - for two weeks before the exams pupils in the senior classes were allowed to stay home to prepare themselves. Читать онлайн My Son's Story.
Another wonderful book by Gordimer, I thought this was a seamlessly written gem. Again Gordimer tells a riveting story, creates fully drawn characters, brilliantly uses interior monologue and descriptive writing, and at the same time inserts the insideousness of racism and the scars of apartheid between every line.
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Friends and even relatives who had applied to see him had been denied permission; political comrades dared not show themselves for fear they’d be locked up, as well om outside. Then he saw only Aila, and once or twice the children were allowed to accompany her. That was as he had expected. He knew he was on his way to prison from the days back in the coloured location of his home-town on the Reef when he had led his pupils across the veld to the black location-as he still called those places, then.
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Gordimer has taken South Africa's tragedy and laid the truth of it in our laps. The story she tells is lucid and achingly alive. - The Boston Sunday Globe.
Nadine Gordimer's many novels include THE LYING DAYS, THE CONSERVATIONIST, joint winner of the Booker Prize, BURGER'S DAUGHTER, JULY'S PEOPLE, MY SON'S STORY, NONE TO ACCOMPANY ME, A GUEST OF HONOUR and THE HOUSE GUN. Her collections of short stories include SOMETHING OUT THERE and JUMP. In 1991 she was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. She lives in South Africa.
Also by Nadine Gordimer. You had a Father, let your son say so. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE.
Nadine Gordimers My Sons Story published in 1990 several issues of the time - inter-racial love, adultery and . In the novel, Gordimer continues her engagements with complexities in human relationships in a racially divided South Africa.
Nadine Gordimers My Sons Story published in 1990 several issues of the time - inter-racial love, adultery and the ongoing revolution to overthrow apartheid in South Africa and brings them together in an exceptionally well told story format from the view point of the boy Will in first person, and his father Sonny in third person. Will is also the persona of Gordimer and thus his serves as the multifaceted voice, the narrative of which throws light on the other characters revolving around him in the novel.