266pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (1958) 2002
A novel about Toby Hood, a young Englishman who moves easily between the wealthy white suburbs and the townships of Johannesburg, and his friendship with Steven Sithole, an embittered young black man.
"An authentic work of art ... Gordimer's characters are universal" New York Times
Nadine Gordimer's novels include The Lying Days, My Son's Story, Burger's Daughter, July's People, A World of Strangers, The House Gun and None To Accompany Me. Her collections of short stories include The Soft Voice of the Serpent, Something Out There, Jump, Lootand Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black. She was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991. She died in 2014.