Elizabeth Costello

Elizabeth Costello

eBook - 2017
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J.M. Coetzee's latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus , will soon be available from Viking 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.
Publisher: [S.I.] : Penguin Publishing Group, 2017.
ISBN: 9781524705503
Branch Call Number: eBOOK OVERDRI
Additional Contributors: Overdrive Inc

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joliebergman
Apr 30, 2014

I...tried.

Perhaps I struggle with Coetzee books. Maybe I don't like characters built entirely around existential truths that I don't find very truthy, existential, or interesting. Or, I might be so much at peace about eating meat that I’m unable to connect with the striking amount of vegetarianism promotion. Ultimately, I'm not exactly sure what happened here, but I tried

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