Disgrace

by J. M. Coetzee | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
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Registered by wingmattandmandy75wing of Cockatoo, Victoria Australia on 11/29/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by wingmattandmandy75wing from Cockatoo, Victoria Australia on Friday, November 29, 2019
After years teaching Romantic poetry at the Technical University of Cape Town, David Lurie, middle-aged and twice divorced has an impulsive affair with a student. The affair sours; he is denounced and summoned before a committee of inquiry. Willing to admit his guilt, but refusing to yield to pressure to repent publicly, he resigns and retreats to daughter Lucy's isolated smallholding.For a time, his daughter's influence and the natural rhythms of the farm promise to harmonise his discordant life. But the balance of power in the country is shifting. He and Lucy become victims of a savage and disturbing attack which brings into relief all the faultlines in their relationship.

Released 4 days ago (12/3/2019 UTC) at Axford Crescent Street Library in Oakleigh South, Victoria Australia

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