Life & Times of Michael K
- Sales Rank:9,759,563
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Media:Library Binding
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.6
- Dimensions (in):8 x 5 x 0.8
- Publication Date:January 1985
In South Africa, whose civil administration is colapsing under the pressure of years of civil strife, an obscure young gardener named Michael K decides to take his mother on a long march away from the guns towards a new life in the abandoned countryside. Everywhere he goes however, the war follows him. Tracked down and locked up as a collaborator with the rural guerrillas, he embarks on a fast that angers, baffles, and finally awes his captors. The story of Michael K is the story of a man caught up in a war beyond his understanding, but determined to live his life, however minimally, on his own terms. J.M. Coetzee has produced a masterpiece which has the astonishing power to make the wilderness boom.
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