Nobel Prize-winning author Gordimer dies, aged 90

Nobel Prize-winning author Gordimer dies, aged 90

Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer has died at the age of 90 in South Africa, her family said.

Gordimer, who won the literature prize in 1991, died peacefully in her sleep at her home in Johannesburg on Sunday, her family said in a statement.

Gordimer’s two children were with her when she died, the statement said.

A private memorial service will be announced at a later date, it added.

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