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Slow Man

J. M. Coetzee - Author

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ISBN 9780143037897 | 272 pages | 26 Sep 2006 | Penguin | 5.00 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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"Beautifully composed, deeply thought, wonderfully written." -The New York Times Book Review

J. M. Coetzee , one of the greatest living writers in the English language, has crafted a deeply moving tale of love and mortality in his new book, Slow Man. When photographer Paul Rayment loses his leg in a bicycle accident, he is forced to reexamine how he has lived his life. Through Paul's story, Coetzee addresses questions that define us all: What does it mean to do good? What in our lives is ultimately meaningful? How do we define the place we call "home"? In his clear and uncompromising voice, Coetzee struggles with these issues and offers a story that will dazzle the reader on every page.

[Coetzee] has found a new access of warmth and humor, and displays a vivifying fondness for his characters. (John Banville, The New Republic)


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