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The death of Jesus / J. M. Coetzee.

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  • ISBN: 9781787302112 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 197 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2020

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David has grown to be a tall ten-year-old. He is a natural at soccer, and loves kicking a ball around with his friends. His father Simon and Bolivar the dog usually watch. His mother Ines works in a fashion boutique. David still asks lots of questions. In dancing class at the Academy of Music, he dances as he chooses. He refuses to do sums and will not read any books except Don Quixote. One day Julio Fabricante, the director of a nearby orphanage, invites David and his friends to form a proper soccer team. David decides he will leave Simon and Ines to live with Julio. Before long he succumbs to a mysterious illness. J.M. Coetzee continues to explore the meaning of a world empty of memory but brimming with questions.
Subject: Children > Death > Fiction.
Children > Fiction.
Fate and fatalism > Fiction.
Male dancers > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Psychological fiction.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Chippawa FIC Coetz 38080500274822 Adult Available -
Victoria FIC Coetz 38080500274814 Adult Available -

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