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Life Times

(2010)
Stories 1952-2007
A collection of stories by

 
 
A stunning selection of the best short fiction from the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature

This collection of Nadine Gordimer's short fiction demonstrates her rich use of language and her unsparing vision of politics, sexuality, and race. Whether writing about lovers, parents and children, or married couples, Gordimer maps out the terrain of human relationships with razor-sharp psychological insight and a stunning lack of sentimentality. The selection, which spans the course of Gordimer's career to date, presents the range of her storytelling abilities and her brilliant insight into human nature. From such epics as 'Friday's Footprint' and 'Something Out There' to her shorter, more experimental stories, Gordimer's work is unfailingly nuanced and complex. Time and again, it forces us to examine how our stated intentions come into conflict with our unspoken desires.

This definitive volume, which includes four new stories from the Nobel laureate, is a testament to the power, force, and ongoing relevance of Gordimer's vision.


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Hardback Editions

November 2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: Life Times: Stories 1952-2007
Author(s): Nadine Gordimer
ISBN: 0-7475-9263-2 / 978-0-7475-9263-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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November 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: Life Times: Stories, 1952-2007
Author(s): Nadine Gordimer
ISBN: 0-374-27053-8 / 978-0-374-27053-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Paperback Editions

November 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Life Times: Stories 1952-2007
Author(s): Nadine Gordimer
ISBN: 0-7475-9618-2 / 978-0-7475-9618-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
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October 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Life Times: Stories
Author(s): Nadine Gordimer
ISBN: 0-14-311983-4 / 978-0-14-311983-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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November 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Life Times:stories 1952-2007
Author(s): Nadine Gordimer
ISBN: 0-14-317727-3 / 978-0-14-317727-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
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March 2012 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Life Times: Stories 1952-2007
Author(s): Nadine Gordimer
Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
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October 2011 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Life Times: Stories
Author(s): Nadine Gordimer
Publisher: Penguin Books
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