The Essential Gesture: Writing, Politics, and Places
Written over a span of 30 years, from the 1950s until 1985, the 23 eloquent and powerful essays collected here provide an intimate picture of South Africa. "No one who has read this book will fail to understand the need for those with political loyalties to keep their heads while giving their hearts".--Boston Sunday Globe.
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Contrary to expectation, neither of these two books from prominent members of South Africa's writerly community concerns the craft of fiction or even things literary; they tend much more to social and ... Read full review