Gordon, Gerald

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Gordon, Gerald


Year of birth unknown. South African writer.

Gordon speaks out against racism. His first novel. Let the Day Perish (1952), shows the oppressed condition of South Africa’s “colored” population. In the novel The Crooked Rain (1954), Gordon turns to the theme of World War II and the upswing in the South African economy after the war; the novel’s hero, the South African soldier Manson. is convinced that the war was a means of profit for sharp businessmen.


In Russian translation:
Da sginet den’. Afterword by I. Potekhin. Moscow. 1955.


Gus, M. “Zhizn’ i smert’ Entoni Grekhema.” Inostrannaia literatura, 1956. no. 5.


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