Nadine Gordimer

The country of the tourist pamphlet always is another country, an embarrassing abstraction of the desirable that, thank God, does not exist on this planet, where there are always ants and bad smells and empty Coca-Cola bottles to keep the grubby finger-print of reality upon the beautiful.

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Author Nadine Gordimer
Author info South African Novelist
Topics travel, country, tourist, pamphlet, embarrassing, abstraction, desirable, god, exist, planet, ants, bad, smells, empty, cocacola, bottles, grubby, fingerprint, reality, beautiful

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