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An extraordinary anthology of literary essays by the Booker Prize-winning author of In the Heart of the Country presents twenty-six pieces on books and writing, including "What is a Classic?" and studies of Daniel Defoe, Ivan Turgenev, Kafka, Joseph Brodsky, Salman Rushdie, Nadine Gordimer, and other notable authors. 15,000 first printing.
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A superb collection of essays by one of the world?s great novelists.
This volume gathers together for the first time in book form twenty-nine pieces on books, writing, photography and the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa. The subjects range from the great 18th- and 19th-century writers Daniel Defoe, Samuel Richardson and Ivan Turgenev, to the great German modernists Rilke, Kafka and Musil, to the giants of late 20th-century literature, among them Harry Mulisch, Joseph Brodsky, Jorge Luis Borges, Salman Rushdie, Amos Oz, Naguib Mahfouz, Nadine Gordimer and Doris Lessing.
“Coetzee is one of the greatest writers of our time.” – Los Angeles Times
“One of the the best novelists alive.” – Sunday Times
“J.M. Coetzee’s vision goes to the nerve-centre of being. What he finds there is more than most people will ever know about themselves.” – Nadine Gordimer
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