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Author: J M Coetzee
Publisher: North Sydney, N.S.W. : Random House Australia, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A brilliant new work of fiction from the Nobel Prize-winning author of "Disgrace" and "Diary of a Bad Year". A young English biographer is researching a book about the late South African writer John Coetzee, focusing on Coetzee in his thirties, at a time when he was living in a rundown cottage in the Cape Town suburbs with his widowed father-a time, the biographer is convinced, when Coetzee was finding himself as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Biography
Literary fiction
General fiction
Named Person: J M Coetzee; J M Coetzee
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Coetzee
ISBN: 9781741669022 1741669022 9781846553189 1846553180
OCLC Number: 428961485
Notes: Sequel to: "Boyhood" and "Youth."
Awards: Shortlisted for Prime Minister's Literary Awards (Australia): Fiction 2010.
Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2009.
Short-listed for Prime Minister's Literary Awards (Australia): Fiction 2010
Short-listed for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2009
Description: 1 volume
Responsibility: J.M. Coetzee.

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A title that completes the trilogy of fictionalised memoir begun with "Boyhood" and "Youth".  Read more...

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"Coetzee has always been a writer with a cold eye and here he turns that eye on himself...there is something satisfying in the bleakness, in Coetzee's refusal to present the world other than it Read more...

 
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