The House Gun

The House Gun

eBook - 2013
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Nadine Gordimer's novel is a passionate narrative of the complex manifestations of that final test of human relations we call love. It moves with the restless pace of living itself; if it is a parable of present violence, it is also an affirmation of the will to reconciliation that starts where it must, between individual men and women.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013
ISBN: 9780374707507
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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Set during post-apartheid South Africa, passively liberal, white couple Harald and Claudia Hingard live privileged lives as the executive director of an insurance company and as a doctor. Their lives can be described as comfortable and safe, to say the least. Their sheltered world shatters one ... Read More »

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WVMLStaffPicks Oct 27, 2014

Does a violent society provoke violence in nonviolent individuals? Harold and Claudia, prosperous professionals in "the new South Africa," face the awful truth that their son has committed murder -- and become helpless onlookers in the legal process.

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