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By J. M. Coetzee

ISBN-10: 024197545X

ISBN-13: 9780241975459

Nobel Laureate and two-time Booker prize-winning writer of shame and The existence and occasions of Michael ok, J. M. Coetzee tells the impressive tale of a kingdom gripped in brutal apartheid in his Sunday exhibit booklet of the 12 months award-winner Age of Iron.

In Cape city, South Africa, an aged classics professor writes a letter to her far-off daughter, recounting the unusual and nerve-racking occasions of her demise days. She has been against the lies and the brutality of apartheid all her lifestyles, yet now she unearths herself coming nose to nose with its real horrors: the hounding by way of the police of her servant's son, the burning of a close-by black township, the homicide via safeguard forces of a teenage activist who seeks shelter in her apartment. via all of it, her basically significant other, the one individual to whom she will be able to confess her mounting anger and depression, is a homeless guy who at some point seems to be on her doorstep.

In Age of Iron, J. M. Coetzee brings his searing perception and masterful keep watch over of language to undergo on one of many darkest episodes of our times.

'Quite easily an impressive and unforgettable work' day-by-day Telegraph

'A fantastically discovered novel whose fact cuts to the bone' the recent York Times

'A impressive paintings by way of a super writer' Wall highway magazine

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