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Life and Times of Michael K

Life and Times of Michael K

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  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 192 pages


In a South Africa torn by civil war, Michael K sets out to take his mother back to her rural home On the way there she dies, leaving him alone in an anarchic world of brutal roving armies Imprisoned, Michael is unable to bear confinement and escapes, determined to live with dignity Life and Times of Michael K goes to the centre of human experience the need for an inte In a South Africa torn by civil war, Michael K sets out to take his mother back to her rural home On the way there she dies, leaving him alone in an anarchic world of brutal roving armies Imprisoned, Michael is unable to bear confinement and escapes, determined to live with dignity Life and Times of Michael K goes to the centre of human experience the need for an interior, spiritual life, for some connections to the world in which we live, and for purity of vision This is a truly astonishing novel I finished Life Times of Michael K in a state of elation, for all the misery and suffering it contains I cannot recommend it highly enough Evening Standard


Author J.M Coetzee

John Maxwell Coetzee is an author and academic from South Africa He is now an Australian citizen and lives in South Australia A novelist and literary critic as well as a translator, Coetzee has won the Booker Prize twice and was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature.




Life and Times of Michael K Reviews (31)

  • Just a few words, a first stepLife and Times of Michael K completely lived up to what I expected from J.M Coetzee, after having been overwhelmed by his Disgrace It is much than the slow thinking Michael K It is about his inner strenght and his search for survival, in a world in which we are eminent [..]

  • 266 The Life And Times of Michael K, J.M CoetzeeLife Times of Michael K is a 1983 novel by South African born writer J M Coetzee The novel won the Booker Prize for 1983 The novel is a story of a man named Michael K, who makes an arduous journey from Cape Town to his mother s rural birthplace, amid a [..]

  • Three allegoric movements compose this symphonic tale, whose inert melody is inwardly repeated in a concentric canon of voices where character, writer and reader create a fused metanarration alternating rhythms of disquiet, frigidity and discomfort.It all starts with bafflement.Michael K is an outsi [..]

  • Ask me to pronounce verdict on a work of literature flaunting mere self indulgent wordplay, revelling in its own brand of avant gardism, which stops short of making a powerful statement on our troubled times, and my response to it is likely to be lukewarm Ask me to judge a book dissecting the [..]

  • This review dedicated to Ya Boy I ma sip this, you do the rest The Community of Misery Misery loves company I ve always kind of really hated that expression because rightly or not I ve usually deciphered the unsettling subtext whenever it s employed i.e., that people experiencing misfortunes or endu [..]

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