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Waiting for the Barbarians

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ISBN-10: 0143116924

ISBN-13: 9780143116929

Edition: 2010

Authors: J. M. Coetzee, Chris Conn, C. C. Askew

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For decades the Magistrate has run the affairs of a tiny frontier settlement, ignoring the impending war between the barbarians and the Empire, whose servant he is. But when the interrogation experts arrive, he is jolted into sympathy for the victims, and into a quixotic act of rebellion which lands him in prison.
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/29/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

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…