|By:||J. M. Coetzee|
|Award(s):||Nobel Prize in Literature (2003)|
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For decades the Magistrate has run the affairs of a tiny frontier settlement, ignoring the impending war between the barbarians and the Empire, whose servant he is. But when the interrogation experts arrive, he is jolted into sympathy for the victims, and into a quixotic act of rebellion which lands him in prison.
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Difficult to describe this one... Interesting book, more about the barbarian between a man’s legs than those out in the country! Gripping read.
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