A Sport of Nature
First edition (South Africa)
David Phillip (SA)|
Jonathan Cape (UK)
|Media type||Print (Hardback & Paperback)|
A Sport of Nature is a 1987 novel by the South African writer Nadine Gordimer.
While still a secondary school student, Kim Capran decides to rename herself "Hillela". Hillela joins the ANC, she marries a black man from the congress and has a child with him. She travels to Dar es Salaam, Nairobi before returning to South Africa as one of the wives of a fictitious first President of South Africa.
In Gordimer's Nobel Prize citation, "A Sport of Nature" was described as "[her] most hazardous undertaking."
- Kakutani, Michiko (22 April 1987). "BOOKS OF THE TIMES". The New York Times. Retrieved 18 December 2009.
- Gray, Paul (6 April 1987). "Books: Life in The Territory of Exile A SPORT OF NATURE". Time. Retrieved 18 December 2009.
- Wästberg, Per (26 April 2001). "Nadine Gordimer and the South African Experience". nobelprize.org. Retrieved 13 June 2013.
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