She was one of those writers, like Hemingway, who developed a distinctly recognizable prose style, and stayed with it through all of her books.
Obituaries celebrating the life of Nadine Gordimer have focused on her anti-aparththeid work. But for Kenneth Bonert this praise overlooks her brilliance and originality as a writer.
Kenneth Bonert’s South African epic ‘The Lion Seeker’ hasn’t gotten much attention. But its richly detailed account of Jewish Johannesburg makes it one of the best novels of the year.