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Elizabeth Costello

Elizabeth Costello( )
Author: Coetzee, J. M.
ISBN:978-0-09-946192-0
Publication Date:Sep 2004
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.95
Book Description:

Elizabeth Costello is a humane, moral, and uncompromising creation. The subject of J.M. Coetzee's latest work of fiction is an Australian writer of international renown -- fêted, studied and honoured. Famous principally for an early novel that established her reputation and from which, it seems, she will never escape, she has reached the stage, late in life, where her remaining function is to be venerated and applauded. One of a new breed of...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.8 x 1.5 cm
Book Weight:0.17 Kilograms
Author Biography
Coetzee, J. M. (Author)
J.M. Coetzee's full name is John Michael Coetzee. Born in Cape Town, South Africa, in 1940, Coetzee is a writer and critic who uses the political situation in his homeland as a backdrop for many of his novels. Coetzee published his first work of fiction, Dusklands, in 1974.

Another book, Boyhood, loosely chronicles an unhappy time in Coetzee's childhood when his family moved from Cape Town to the more remote and unenlightened city of Worcester. Other Coetzee novels are In the Heart of the Country and Waiting for the Barbarians. Coetzee's critical works include White Writing and Giving Offense: Essays on Censorship.

Coetzee is a two-time recipient of the Booker Prize and in 2003, he won the Nobel Literature Award.

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