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Author: J M Coetzee
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 2003. ©2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hoping to escape his South African home, dysfunctional family, and what he believes to be an impending revolution, a young man becomes disappointed with his monotonous new life in London and begins a dark pilgrimage.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Biography
Named Person: J M Coetzee
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Coetzee
ISBN: 9780142002001 0142002003 9780670031023 067003102X
OCLC Number: 53341007
Notes: Originally published: New York, N.Y. : Viking, ©2002.
Awards: Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature.
Description: 169 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: J.M. Coetzee.

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Hoping to escape his South African home, dysfunctional family, and what he believes to be an impending revolution, a young man becomes disappointed with his monotonous new life in London and begins a dark pilgrimage.
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"A delight to read: it will make you angry, amused, scornful and sympathetic by turns." (San Francisco Chronicle)"Coetzee makes a book of melancholy beauty and quiet force." (Vince Passaro, O Read more...

 
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