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Age of iron / J.M. Coetzee.

Age of iron / J.M. Coetzee.
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ISBN 9781922268112 (paperback)
Name Coetzee, J. M., 1940- author.
Title Age of iron / J.M. Coetzee.
Published Melbourne, Victoria : Text Publishing, 2019.
©1990
Description xiv, 198 pages ; 20 cm.
Notes Introduction "We watch as birds watch snakes" by John Freeman.
First published in Great Britain by Secker & Warburg, 1986.
Summary Mrs Curren, a Cape Town classics professor, is an opponent of the apartheid regime who has nonetheless been sheltered from its worst horrors. Now she is dying of cancer. In her final days she must confront the violence, chaos and injustice of her own society. Then Mr Vercueil, a homeless alcoholic, is found sleeping beside her garage. Who is he, and why has he come to her?
Subjects Women -- South Africa -- Cape Town -- Fiction
Cancer -- Patients -- Fiction
Apartheid -- South Africa -- Fiction
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Cape Town (South Africa) -- Fiction
Other Names Freeman, John, 1974- author of introduction, etc.
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