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Disgrace

Author: John M Coetzee
Publisher: London : Secker & Warburg, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A divorced, middle-aged English professor finds himself increasingly unable to resist affairs with his female students. When discovered by the college authorities he is expected to apologize to save  Read more...

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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John M Coetzee
ISBN: 0436204894 9780436204890
OCLC Number: 441642755
Awards: Winner of The Commonwealth Writers Prize 2000.
Winner of Booker Prize for Fiction 1999.
Shortlisted for Best of the Booker 2008.
Shortlisted for WH Smith Literary Prize 2000.
Shortlisted for WH Smith Annual Literary Award 2000.
Description: 219 str. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: J. M. Coetzee.

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"The richness of Disgrace lies in the elegant and allegorical role reversals, the spare symbolism of the language and in the characterization. We may not like David Lurie, but in Coetzee's skillful Read more...

 
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