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Disgrace By J. M. Coetzee

Disgrace by J. M. Coetzee

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Summary

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 his daughter Lucy's isolated smallholding. For a time, he finds calm in the routine of farm life, but the balance of power in the country is shifting.

Disgrace Summary

Disgrace: Vintage 21 by J. M. Coetzee

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 his daughter Lucy's isolated smallholding. For a time, he finds calm in the routine of farm life, but the balance of power in the country is shifting. When he and Lucy become victims of a savage and disturbing attack, all the faultlines in their relationship are revealed.

Disgrace Reviews

"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 "Disgrace explores the furthest reaches of what it means to be human; it is at the frontier of world literature" -- Geoff Dyer Sunday Telegraph "Exhilarating... One of the best novelists alive" Sunday Times

About J. M. Coetzee

J.M. Coetzee's work includes Waiting For the Barbarians, Life & Times of Michael K, Boyhood, Youth, Disgrace and Diary of a Bad Year. He was the first author to win the Booker Prize twice and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.

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GOR003111418
9780099563129
0099563126
Disgrace: Vintage 21 by J. M. Coetzee
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2011-08-04
224
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