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Disgrace

Author: J M Coetzee
Publisher: London : Secker & Warburg, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"David Lurie, middle-aged and twice divorced, is a scholar fallen into disgrace. After years teaching Romantic poetry at the Technical University of Cape Town, he has an impulsive affair with a student. The affair sours; he is denounced and summoned before a committee of inquiry - willing to admit his guilt, but refusing to yield to pressure to repent publicly, he resigns and retreats to an isolated smallholding  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Coetzee, J.M., 1940-
Disgrace.
London : Secker & Warburg, 1999
(OCoLC)607269264
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0436204894 9780436204890 0099289520 9780099289524 9780099526834 0099526832 0099284820 9780099284826
OCLC Number: 43554616
Awards: Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 1999.
Description: 219 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: J.M. Coetzee.
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Features the post-apartheid culture in South Africa. This book examines the sexual and political lawlines of modern South Africa as it tries desperately to start a fresh page in its history.  Read more...

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"A masterpiece" The Independent "Exhilarating... One of the best novelists alive" Sunday Times "Coetzee captures with appalling skill the white dilemma in South Africa" -- Justin Cartwright Daily Read more...

 
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