The Childhood of Jesus

The Childhood of Jesus

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From the Nobel Prize–winning author of Waiting for the Barbarians, The Life & Times of Michael K and Disgrace

J.M. Coetzee's latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus, will soon be available from Viking

Nobel laureate and two-time Booker Prize winner J. M. Coetzee returns with a haunting and surprising novel about childhood and destiny that is sure to rank with his classic novels.

Separated from his mother as a passenger on a boat bound for a new land, David is a boy… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)

The Childhood of Jesus is an indulgent and meandering novel of Big Ideas and sadly little heart.

"The Childhood of Jesus" is compelling — eerie, tautly written — it ultimately falls prey to the emptiness it describes.

At Coetzee's oeuvre's heart, for me (though I'm hardly the first to suggest this), resides what feels like a willed coldness. If morally admirable, it's also often a chilly place in which to dwell.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin (September 03, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 1.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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