Jump and Other Stories - Jump Summary & Analysis

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Jump Summary

The book Jump and Other Stories by Nadine Gordimer is a collection of short stories by one of the most renowned writers and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. The book consists of sixteen fictional short stories set in a variety of locations. The first story in the collection is titled "Jump".

A man sits in a hotel room. The third person narrator describes how the man once dressed like a soldier but has changed his appearance and was placed in the hotel by others. Whoever placed the man in the hotel ensures that he has everything he wants, including liquor and food from room service. Whatever deal the man made was supposed to include a house and a car.

The man had often required to appear at press conferences. Many times he had to tell the same story. People rarely visit...

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