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Disgrace

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This edition was published in by Penguin Books in New York, USA.

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220 pages

At fifty-two, Professor David Lurie is divorced, filled with desire, but lacking in passion. When an affair with a student leaves him jobless, shunned by friends, and ridiculed by his ex-wife, he retreats to his daughter Lucy's smallholding. David's visit becomes an extended stay as he attempts to find meaning in his one remaining relationship. Instead, an incident of unimaginable terror and violence forces father and daughter to confrong their strained relationship--and the equally complicated racial complexities of the new South Africa.

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Work Description

At fifty-two, Professor David Lurie is divorced, filled with desire, but lacking in passion. An affair with one of his students leaves him jobless, shunned by his friends, and ridiculed by his ex-wife. He retreats to his daughter Lucy's isolated smallholding, where a brief visit becomes an extended stay as he tries to find meaning from the one remaining relationship. David attempts to relate to Lucy and to a society with new racial complexities are disrupted by an afternoon of violence that shakes all of his beliefs and threatens to destroy his daughter. In this wry, visceral, yet strangely tender novel, Coetzee once again tells "truths [that] cut to the bone" (The New York Times Book Review).

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For a man of his age, fifty-two, divorced, he has, to his mind, solved the problem of sex rather well.
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Disgrace

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This edition was published in by Penguin Books in New York, USA.


Edition Description

At fifty-two, Professor David Lurie is divorced, filled with desire, but lacking in passion. When an affair with a student leaves him jobless, shunned by friends, and ridiculed by his ex-wife, he retreats to his daughter Lucy's smallholding. David's visit becomes an extended stay as he attempts to find meaning in his one remaining relationship. Instead, an incident of unimaginable terror and violence forces father and daughter to confrong their strained relationship--and the equally complicated racial complexities of the new South Africa.

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Edition Notes

Originally published: Great Britain : Secker & Warburg, 1999.

Booker prize, 1999.

Genre
Fiction.
Copyright Date
1999

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
823
Library of Congress
PR9369.3.C58 D5 1999

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Format
Paperback
Pagination
220 p. ;
Number of pages
220

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ISBN 10
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LC Control Number
99055216
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45369238, 1014889753, 892707003
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