No Time Like the Present (Hardback)Nadine Gordimer (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 766 g
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 38 mm
As always, Gordimer's prose is a wonder of unsettling rhythms, vivid dialogue and striking imagery * Independent on Sunday, Books of the Year *
Gordimer fashions a grand, state-of-her-nation novel about South Africa from Presidents Mandela to Zuma ... A mightily serious and impressive book * Daily Mail *
Nadine Gordimer is a towering figure in South African literature, and, at 88, remains a vital, productive force * Metro *
At best her free-style, high-velocity storytelling [Gordimer] delivers a visceral immediacy and intensity that lets us inhabit the minds, and share the views, of her characters with the minimum of novelistic fuss ... Written with a ferocious, high-definition attentiveness ... Gordimer, a nonpareil observer of the outer and inner life alike, sustains her heroic mission of witness and warning * Independent *
A complex book and a pained examination of the difficulties posed by a freedom that was won by imperfect human beings * Guardian *
This is a book of great thematic richness and quiet brilliance * Sunday Times *
This is an important and highly topical book about how hard it is to sustain hope and idealism in the wake of a revolution ... Gordimer has written an angry, melancholy, brave book * Spectator *
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