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Disgrace

Author: J M Coetzee
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After years teaching Romantic poetry at the Technical University of Cape Town, David Lurie, middle-aged and twice divorced, 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 his daughter Lucy's isolated smallholding.For a time, his daughter's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Coetzee
ISBN: 9780099563129 0099563126 9780099540984 0099540983
OCLC Number: 751652113
Notes: Originally published: London: Secker & Warburg, 1999.
Description: 219 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: J.M. Coetzee.

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David Lurie, a middle-aged divorcee lecturing at the Technical University of Cape Town, has an impulsive affair with a student. When the passion sours and he is denounced, he resigns and retreats to  Read more...

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"A masterpiece...perhaps the best novel to carry off the Booker in a decade" -- Boyd Tonkin Independent "Coetzee captures with appalling skill the white dilemma in South Africa" Daily Telegraph Read more...

 
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