Jump and Other Stories

Jump and Other Stories

3.91 (772 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?


In this collection of sixteen stories, Gordimer brings unforgettable characters from every corner of society to life: a child refugee fleeing civil war in Mozambique; a black activist's deserted wife longing for better times; and, a rich safari party indulging themselves while lionesses circle their lodge. "Jump" is a vivid, disturbing and rewarding portrait of life in South Africa under apartheid.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 22mm | 399.99g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747511896
  • 9780747511892
  • 516,900

About Nadine Gordimer

Nadine Gordimer's many novels include The Lying Days, The Conservationist, joint winner of the Booker Prize, Burger's Daughter, July's People, My Son's Story, None To Accompany Me, A Guest Of Honour and The House Gun. Her collections of short stories include Something Out There and Jump. In 1991 she was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. She lives in South Africa.
show more

Review quote

"If one were never to read any other literature about South Africa, Gordimer's work would be enough. For more than thirty years she has delineated each shift and change in the system in novels and short stories that intertwine the personal with the political. As a literary keeper of records, she has no peer." Penny Perrick, Sunday Times.
show more

Rating details

772 ratings
3.91 out of 5 stars
5 26% (202)
4 45% (346)
3 24% (184)
2 4% (33)
1 1% (7)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X