Slow Man

by J M Coetzee | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0099490625 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingcally-cwing of Alfreton, Derbyshire United Kingdom on 6/15/2015
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Journal Entry 1 by wingcally-cwing from Alfreton, Derbyshire United Kingdom on Monday, June 15, 2015
Paul Rayment is on the threshold of a comfortable old age when a calamitous cycling accident results in the amputation of a leg. Humiliated, his body truncated, his life circumscribed, he turns away from his friends.

He hires a nurse named Marijana, with whom he has a European childhood in common: hers in Croatia, his in France. Tactfully and efficiently she ministers to his needs. But his feelings for her, and for her handsome teenage son, are complicated by the sudden arrival on his doorstep of the celebrated Australian novelist Elizabeth Costello, who threatens to take over the direction of his life and the affairs of his heart.

Journal Entry 2 by wingcally-cwing at Alfreton, Derbyshire United Kingdom on Friday, October 20, 2017
An odd plot, but I enjoyed the book.

Journal Entry 3 by wingcally-cwing at The Kitchen Coffee Shop in Derby, Derbyshire United Kingdom on Monday, January 22, 2018

Released 10 mos ago (1/20/2018 UTC) at The Kitchen Coffee Shop in Derby, Derbyshire United Kingdom

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