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J.M. Coetzee
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Calyre rated it 2 years ago
Tandis qu'il n'est pas difficile de vivre une vie qui consiste simplement à passer le temps. Je suis un de ces êtres heureux qui échappent à toute vocation.
Calyre rated it 3 years ago
Le bonheur, se dit-il, n'enseigne rien. Le malheur, en revanche, vous endurcit pour l'avenir. Le malheur est l'école de l'âme. Des eaux du malheur on émerge sur l'autre rive, purifié, fort, prêt à faire de nouveau face aux défis d'une vie pour l'art.Désormais, a-t-il décidé, il va se livrer en toute...
tyryant rated it 3 years ago
Very strong writing, but the plot and themes do not connect with me. Another book by a middle aged man about a middle aged man and his sexual desires. Feels a bit thin in its metaphors/analogies. Sometimes reads as frustrating non-committal to the themes it's raising.
LunaLuss rated it 5 years ago
Simon and David come to Novilla by boat in order to start a new life and speak Spanish. Simon is a man in his forties, he does not know exactly his age, and David is a child Simon meets in the boat. Even though Simon does not know David he decides to help him survive and find his mother. David had ...
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M Sarki rated it 5 years ago
So impressed with the literary essays of Coetzee. I had no idea he was this brilliant and well-read. Plus this book had in it some of my favorite writers including Robert Walser and Max Sebald. Reading this book has now led me to writers I knew little about including Italo Svevo and Gabriel Garcia ...
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