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Age of iron

Author: J M Coetzee
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1998, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As an elderly woman's health deteriorates, so does the condition of her country, South Africa.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0140275657 9780140275650 0394588592 9780394588599
OCLC Number: 41354850
Description: 198 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: J.M. Coetzee.
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An old woman is dying of cancer in Cape Town. A classics professor, Mrs Curren has always been opposed to the brutality of apartheid, but has lived insulated from its true horrors. Now she is  Read more...

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"It is, quite simply, a magnificent and unforgettable work." --The Daily Telegraph"Coetzee is one of the greatest writers of our time.... Age of Iron is taut, ironic, grieving and, finally, Read more...

 
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