By Nadine Gordimer
Toby Hood, a tender Englishman, shuns the politics and the motives his liberal mom and dad passionately aid. residing in Johannesburg as a consultant of his family's publishing corporation, Toby strikes simply, carelessly, among the complacent filthy rich white suburbs and the seething, vibrantly alive black townships. His associates contain a large choice of individuals, from mining administrators to black newshounds and musicians, and Toby's colonial-style weekends are usually interspersed with clandestine evenings spent in black shanty cities. Toby's friendship with Steven Sithole, a rushing, embittered younger African, touches him in methods he by no means idea attainable, and whilst Steven's personal experience of independence from the principles of society ends up in tragedy, Toby's existence is modified endlessly.
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