A white woman who buys corn from Tambu in Umtali. She's initially disgusted to see Tambu selling corn, as she believes Mr. Matimba is using the girl for child labor. However, Mr. Matimba is able to appeal to her sense of propriety by spinning a tale of Tambu's unfortunate circumstances, which makes Doris guiltily hand over enough money to pay for several years of Tambu’s schooling.
Doris Character Timeline in Nervous Conditions
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