Disgrace

Author(s): J. M. Coetzee

Fiction

David Lurie, a middle-aged divorcee lecturing at the Technical University of Cape Town, has an impulsive affair with a student. When the passion sours and he is denounced, he resigns and retreats to his daughter Lucy's isolated smallholding. For a time, he finds calm in the routine of farm life, but the balance of power in the country is shifting. When he and Lucy become victims of a savage and disturbing attack, all the faultlines in their relationship are revealed.

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A special celebratory edition to mark the 21st birthday of Vintage books.

J.M. Coetzee's work includes Waiting For the Barbarians, Life & Times of Michael K, Boyhood, Youth, Disgrace and Diary of a Bad Year. He was the first author to win the Booker Prize twice and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.

General Fields

  • : 9780099563129
  • : Vintage
  • : Vintage
  • : August 2011
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : J. M. Coetzee
  • : Paperback
  • : 1011
  • : 823.914
  • : 224