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Description - Elizabeth Costello by J. M. Coetzee

Elizabeth Costello is an Australian writer of international renown; she is f'ted, studied, honoured. Famous principally for an early novel that established her reputation and from which, it seems, she will never escape, she has, late in life, reached the stage where her remaining function is to be venerated and applauded. Elizabeth has made her life's work the study of other people, yet now it is she who is the object of scrutiny. But, for her, what matters is the continuing search for a means of articulating her vision and the verdict of future generations. ELIZABETH COSTELLO is a humane, moral, and uncompromising creation. Double Booker Prize-winning writer J.M. Coetzee's latest work of fiction offers us a profound and delicate vision of literary celebrity, artistry and the private life of the mind.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781740512657
ISBN-10: 1740512650
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 163mm x 24mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Knopf Australia
Publisher: Random House Australia
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - J. M. Coetzee

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.

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