Author

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J. M. Coetzee

South African writer

1940   -  

country of citizenship: South Africa, Australia
educated at: University of Cape Town, University of Texas at Austin
occupation: linguist, translator, novelist, essayist, librettist, screenwriter, university teacher, poet, writer, author
award received: Nobel Prize in Literature, Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, Prix Femina étranger, Jerusalem Prize, Man Booker Prize, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Gold Order of Mapungubwe
influenced by: William Faulkner

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John Maxwell Coetzee () (born 9 February 1940) is a South African-born novelist, essayist, linguist, translator and recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature. He has also won the Booker Prize twice, the Jerusalem Prize, CNA Prize (thrice), the Prix Femina étranger, The Irish Times International Fiction Prize as well as other awards and honours, holds a number of honorary doctorates and is one of the most acclaimed and decorated authors in the English language. He relocated to Australia in 2002 and lives in Adelaide. He became an Australian citizen in 2006.
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works

22

Boyhood: Scenes from Provincial Life

book by John Maxwell Coetzee

author: J. M. Coetzee

1997

Diary of a Bad Year

2007 novel by J. M. Coetzee

author: J. M. Coetzee

2007

Slow Man

book

author: J. M. Coetzee

2005

Disgrace

novel by J. M. Coetzee

author: J. M. Coetzee

1999

The Master of Petersburg

book by John Maxwell Coetzee

author: J. M. Coetzee

1994

Age of Iron

book by John Maxwell Coetzee

author: J. M. Coetzee

1990

Elizabeth Costello

book by John Maxwell Coetzee

author: J. M. Coetzee

2003

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