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Inner Workings: Literary Essays 2000–2005

Inner Workings: Literary Essays 2000–2005

J. M. Coetzee

Inner Workings is the second of three collections of literary criticism by J. M. Coetzee, including essays on Musil and Beckett, Bellow and Gordimer. These are concise, accessible introductions to some of the world’s greatest writers, by a contemporary master.

J. M. Coetzee
About the Author

J. M. Coetzee was the first author to win the Booker Prize twice and was awarded the NobelPrize for Literature in 2003. His work includes Waiting for the Barbarians, Life & Times ofMichael K, The Master of Petersburg, Disgrace and Diary of a Bad Year. His most recent writingis a trilogy of novels: The Childhood of Jesus, The Schooldays of...

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Extent:
320pp
Format:
Paperback
Text publication date:
4 May 2021
ISBN:
9781922330413
AU Price:
$19.99
NZ Price:
$24.00
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Praise for J. M. Coetzee
andInner Workings: Literary Essays 2000–2005

‘Freed from literary convention, Mr Coetzee writes not to provide answers, but to ask great questions.’

‘For all the sharpness and sorrow of Coetzee’s writing, there is something grandly calming about his style: his sentences seem to give off light, and not in a hard dazzle, but in the glow of a child’s night-light.’

‘A major force in contemporary writing. A master, in fact. ’