Nadine Gordimer
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Nadine Gordimer, South African author, dies at 90

South African Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer has died in Johannesburg aged 90.

The writer, who was one of the literary world's most powerful voices against apartheid - died at her home after a short illness, her family said.

She wrote more than 30 books, including the novels My Son's Story, Burger's Daughter and July's People.

Will Gompertz looks back at her life and works.

  • 14 Jul 2014
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