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Slow man

Author: J M Coetzee
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the threshold of a comfortable old age, Paul Rayment turns away from his friends when an accident results in the amputation of a leg. But with the arrival of his personal nurse, as well that of a celebrated novelist, Paul's life once more takes on an unpredictable course.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Coetzee
ISBN: 9780099498087 0099498081 0099490625 9780099490623
OCLC Number: 268748514
Notes: "Winner of the Nobel Prize for literature"--Cover.
Kept at Language Centre (Self-Access Centre)
Awards: Shortlisted for Age Book of the Year: Fiction 2006.
Shortlisted for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2007.
Description: 265 p. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: J.M. Coetzee.

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Paul Rayment is on the threshold of a comfortable old age when a calamitous cycling accident results in the amputation of a leg. Humiliated, his body truncated, his life circumscribed, he turns away  Read more...

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