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Waiting for the Barbarians

Coetzee, J. M.

ISBN 10: 0099465930 / 0-09-946593-0
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Publisher: Random House
Publication Date: 2004

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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 his Empire. But when the interrogation experts arrive, he is jolted into sympathy with the victims.


 
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Book Description: Random House. Book Condition: New. pp. vi + 170 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 with the victims and into a quixotic act of rebellion which lands him in prison, branded as an enemy of the state. Waiting for the Barbarians is an allegory of oppressor and oppressed. Not just a man living through a crisis of conscience in an obscure place in remote times, the Magistrate is an analogue of all men living in complicity with regimes that ignore ju. Bookseller Inventory # 06263460

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Book Description: VINTAGE, United Kingdom, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 129 mm. Brand New Book. 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 with the victims and into a quixotic act of rebellion which lands him in prison, branded as an enemy of the state. Waiting for the Barbarians is an allegory of oppressor and oppressed. Not just a man living through a crisis of conscience in an obscure place in remote times, the Magistrate is an analogue of all men living in complicity with regimes that ignore justice and decency. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780099465935

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Book Description: VINTAGE, United Kingdom, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 129 mm. Brand New Book. 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 with the victims and into a quixotic act of rebellion which lands him in prison, branded as an enemy of the state. Waiting for the Barbarians is an allegory of oppressor and oppressed. Not just a man living through a crisis of conscience in an obscure place in remote times, the Magistrate is an analogue of all men living in complicity with regimes that ignore justice and decency. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780099465935

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