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Life and Times of Michael K By J. M. Coetzee

Life and Times of Michael K
by J. M. Coetzee

In a South Africa torn by civil war, Michael K sets out to take his mother back to her rural home. Life and Times of Michael K goes to the centre of human experience - the need for an interior, spiritual life, for some connections to the world in which we live, and for purity of vision.
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In a South Africa torn by civil war, Michael K sets out to take his mother back to her rural home. On the way there she dies, leaving him alone in an anarchic world of brutal roving armies. Imprisoned, Michael is unable to bear confinement and escapes, determined to live with dignity. Life and Times of Michael K goes to the centre of human experience - the need for an interior, spiritual life, for some connections to the world in which we live, and for purity of vision.

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Sku
GOR001464413
Title
Life and Times of Michael K
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Year published
Number of pages
192
ISBN 10
009947915X
ISBN 13
9780099479154
Prizes
Winner of Booker Prize for Fiction 1983
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