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Waiting for the barbarians

Author: J M Coetzee
Publisher: London : Minerva, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For decades the Magistrate has run the affairs of a tiny frontier settlement, ignoring the impending war between the barbarians and the Empire. When the interrogation experts arrive he is jolted into  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Political fiction
Allegories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Coetzee
ISBN: 074939420X 9780749394202
OCLC Number: 37544858
Awards: Winner of Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize 1981
Winner of James Tait Black Memorial Book Prize: Fiction 1980
Description: 169 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: J.M. Coetzee.

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