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Schooldays of Jesus The
J. M. Coetzee

Paperback $23.99 - The Text Publishing Company
Fiction - Published: 2/Oct/2017 - ISBN: 9781925498844

The Schooldays of Jesus, is the startling sequel to J. M. Coetzee's widely praised The Childhood of Jesus David is the small boy who is always asking questions. Sim n and InUs take care of him in their new country. He is learning the language; he has begun to make friends. He has the big dog BolYvar to watch over him. But he'll be seven soon. He should be at school. And so David is enrolled in the Academy of Dance in Estrella. It's here, in his new golden dancing slippers, that he learns how to call down the numbers from the sky. But it's here too that he will make troubling discoveries about what grown-ups are capable of. The Schooldays of Jesus, the startling sequel to J. M. Coetzee's widely praised The Childhood of Jesus Winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize for Literature J. M. Coetzee's books include Dusklands, In the Heart of the Country, Waiting for the Barbarians, Life & Times of Michael K, Foe, and The Master of Petersburg (all available from Penguin). A professor of general literature at the University of Cape Town, Coetzee has won many literary awards, including the CNA Prize (South Africa's premier literary award), the Booker Prize, the Prix Etranger Femina, the Jerusalem Prize, and the Irish Times International Fiction Prize. Nobel Prize for Literature- Winner 2003 Jerusalem Prize Man Booker Prize for Fiction- Winner Lannan Literary Award for Fiction Beguiling and with the mysterious simplicity of a fable, The Childhood of Jesus tells a story that raises the most direct questions about life itself.

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