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  1. South African novelist, born in Lithuania, educated in Kimberley Her obsession as a novelist was with the supposed dire consequences of miscegenation As J M Coetzee has shown in White Writing 1988 , though she was Jewish her assumptions about race were derived from Victorian anthropologists and Social Darwinists like Herbert Spencer Yet this discredited outlook, so widespread at the time, did not prevent her from writing some good novels with genuine tragic pathos, such as God s Stepchildren 1924 , with its haunted, mixed blood protagonist, Barry Despite her racialism Millin was vehemently anti Nazi and attacked Nazi ideology in The Herr Witchdoctor 1941 As well as many novels, including Adam s Rest 1922 , The Sons of Mrs Aab 1931 , and King of the Bastards 1950 , she wrote autobiographical memoirs, war diaries, short stories, and two distinguished biographies, Rhodes 1933 and General Smuts 1936 In such non fiction as The South Africans 1926, revised edition 1934 , she addressed the potential for racial conflict.Read Sarah Gertrude Millin Biography 1889 1968 , White Writing, God s Stepchildren, The Herr Witchdoctor, Adam s Rest jrank literature pages

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