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Waiting for the Barbarians

A Novel (Penguin Ink)

Penguin Ink

J. M. Coetzee - Author

C. C. Askew - Jacket Illustrator

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ISBN 9780143116929 | 192 pages | 29 Jun 2010 | Penguin | 5.15 x 7.87in | 18 - AND UP
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A modern classic, this early novel by Nobel Laureate J. M. Coetzee centers on the crisis of conscience and morality of the Magistrate-a loyal servant of the Empire working in a tiny frontier town, doing his best to ignore an inevitable war with the "barbarians."


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