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Author: J M Coetzee
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With electrical intensity of language and insight, J.M. Coetzee reinvents the story of Robinson Crusoe and in so doing, directs our attention to the seduction and tyranny of storytelling itself. The stories we thought we knew acquire depths that are at once treacherous, elegant, and unexpectedly moving.
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Genre/Form: Didactic fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Coetzee
ISBN: 9780241950111 0241950112
OCLC Number: 704336512
Description: 157 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: J.M. Coetzee.

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A finely honed testament to its author's intelligence, imagination and skill * The New York Times * A small miracle of a book...of marvellous intricacy and overwhelming power * Washington Post *

 
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