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Based on the novel by Nobel Prize-winning author J.M. Coetzee, the major motion picture starring John Malkovich. J.M. Coetzee's latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus , will soon be available from Viking. Written with austere clarity, Disgrace explores the downfall of one man and dramatizes with unforgettable, almost unbearable vividness the plight of South Africa-a country caught in the chaotic aftermath of the overthrow of Apartheid."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143115281
ISBN-10: 0143115286
Format: Paperback / softback
(190mm x 127mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 27-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Professor of General Literature J M Coetzee

Born in Cape Town, South Africa, on February 9, 1940, John Michael Coetzee studied first at Cape Town and later at the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a Ph.D. degree in literature. In 1972 he returned to South Africa and joined the faculty of the University of Cape Town. His works of fiction include Dusklands, Waiting for the Barbarians, which won South Africa s highest literary honor, the Central News Agency Literary Award, and the Life and Times of Michael K., for which Coetzee was awarded his first Booker Prize in 1983. He has also published a memoir, Boyhood: Scenes From a Provincial Life, and several essays collections. He has won many other literary prizes including the Lannan Award for Fiction, the Jerusalem Prize and The Irish Times International Fiction Prize. In 1999 he again won Britain s prestigious Booker Prize for Disgrace, becoming the first author to win the award twice in its 31-year history. In 2003, Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature."

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