Paul Foot, 25 February 1993
Show More Studded with Diamonds and Paved with Gold: Miners, Mining Companies and Human Rights in South Africa by Laurie Flynn.
Bloomsbury, 358 pp., £20, September 1992, 0 7475 1155 1Show More
“... When I read about this machine in Studded with Diamonds and Paved with Gold, I thought Laurie Flynn must be exaggerating. A week later, two women came into my office at the Daily Mirror. They had worked for a total of forty years, they said, as diamond sorters, at the sumptuous London headquarters of the diamond mining company De Beers, just ...”