The Life And Times Of Michael K by J. M. Coetzee

The Life And Times Of Michael K

byJ. M. Coetzee

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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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J.M. Coetzee is a professor of general literature at the University of Cape Town. He is the author of seven novels, including The Master of Petersburg, and of the memoir Boyhood: Scenes from Provincial Life. His many awards include the Booker Prize in 1983 for The Life & Times of Michael K, the Prix Femina and the Irish Times Internati...
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Title:The Life And Times Of Michael KFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.8 × 5 × 0.5 inPublished:March 28, 2005Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:009947915X

ISBN - 13:9780099479154

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