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Age of Iron

By: Coetzee, J.M.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200388

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bookplate signed by author without inscription affixed to half-title page. Pages toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 180, [1] pp. 8vo. Coetzee received the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature, and is also a two-time recipient of the Booker Prize. Dying of cancer, Elizabeth Curren writes a testament to her lost daughter, now living in America. Her account describes her relationship with the tramp, Vercueil, who becomes her silent companion and confessor as she tries to make her peace with the world. The novel is an anguished lament for a country on th... View more info

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Elizabeth Costello

By: Coetzee, J.M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281545

ISBN: 0436206161

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 230 pp. Since 1982, J. M. Coetzee has been dazzling the literary world. After eight novels that have won, among other awards, two Booker Prizes, and most recently, the Nobel Prize, Coetzee has once again crafted an unusual and deeply affecting tale. Told through an ingenious series of formal addresses, Elizabeth Costello is, on the surface, the story of a woman’s life as mother, sister, lover, and writer. Yet it is also a profound and haunting meditation on the nature of storytelling. View more info

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Waiting for the Barbarians (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)

By: Coetzee, J.M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2286507

ISBN: 0140283358

Condition: Very Good


Ink marks to endpaper. 1999 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Waiting for the Barbarians centers on the crisis of the conscience of the Magistrate—a loyal servant of the Empire working in a tiny frontier town, doing his best to ignore an inevitable war with the barbarians. After he witnesses the cruel and unjust treatment of prisoners of war, he reconsiders his role in the regime and carries out a quixotic act of rebellion. View more info