cover image A Sport of Nature

A Sport of Nature

Nadine Gordimer. Penguin Books, $12.95 (368pp) ISBN 978-0-14-008470-2

Gordimer weaves together the tale of the life of Hillela, a South African Jew, with a history of modern South Africa since the 1950s. PW stated that this ninth novel of Gordimer's ""could well be considered her masterpiece.'' (March)