Synopses & Reviews
A story of decadence and breakdown set against the lush jungle backdrop of Borneo, Almayer's Folly is at once a tale of personal tragedy and moral deterioration as well as a broader meditation on the cultural and economic evils of imperialism. This edition includes newly commissioned endnotes.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -174).
About the Author
Nadine Gordimer, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1991, has written numerous works set in her South African homeland, including The Conservationist, Burgers Daughter, and Julys People. Her most recent novel is The Pickup.