Diary of a Bad Year
Coetzee, J. M. 
Text Classics   

Format: Paperback
Library Classification: Adult Fiction
BIC Subjects: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Audience: General/tradeCollege/higher education
Publisher: Text Publishing Co
Imprint: The Text Publishing Company
Publication Date: 26/04/2012
Place of Publication: Australia


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AUSTRALIAN. A famous writer is commissioned to contribute to a book of essays called Strong Opinions when he meets a young woman who lives in his apartment tower. He asks her to become his… In the laundry room of her apartment block a young woman makes the acquaintance of an ageing writer. She agrees to type up his opinions, although she is aware that what he really desires… The young woman's boyfriend starts to spy on his neighbour and hatches a jealous plot to… J. M. Coetzee's Diary of a Bad Year is about loneliness, friendship and the possibility of love. It takes the reader from Australian democracy to Guantanamo Bay, from the meaning of dishonour to the creative truth of dreams.