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The Conservationist

The Conservationist

by Nadine Gordimer

Publisher Jonathan Cape

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  • Hardcover


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About the book

Winner of the 1974 Man-Booker Prize

Mehring is rich. He has all the privileges and possessions that South Africa has to offer, but his possessions refuse to remain objects. His wife, son and mistress leave him; his foreman and workers become increasingly indifferent to his stewardship; even the land rises up, as drought, then flood, destroy his farm. As the upheaval in Mehring's world increasingly resembles that in the country as a whole, it becomes clear that only a seismic shift in ideas and concrete action can avert annihilation.

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About the Author

Nadine Gordimer

Nadine Gordimer was a South African writer and political activist. She received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1991, recognized as a writer "who through her magnificent epic writing has ... been of very great benefit to humanity".

  • Professionally Packed

    All of our books that have a dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.

  • Book Condition & Notes

    A near-fine first edition, in the original binding. Page 159/160 has been folded along the bottom of the page. In a fine unclipped dust jacket, with very minor wear to the corners.

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