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J. M. Coetzee

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The Schooldays of Jesus by JM Coetzee is maddening, obscure — and brilliant

Telegraph.co.uk
Is it possible for a novel to be a series of boring conversations punctuated by silly dancing, but still be good? In The Schooldays of Jesus, J M Coetzee pulls it off. This is another opaque book from an ascetic author who finds a way of denying you ...

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'The Schooldays of Jesus', by JM Coetzee

Financial Times
In 2013, JM Coetzee published The Childhood of Jesus, a strange, sometimes dryly funny novel that seemed to double as a cryptic philosophical allegory. No one in it was called Jesus, and if Christian mythology provided a loose framework for its riffs ...

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Prufrock: Another Pretentious and Boring J. M. Coetzee Novel, the Other 70s Radicalism, and Pericles's Politics

The Weekly Standard (blog)
J.M. Coetzee is now so much part of the literary pantheon, so liable to be rewarded by the critical classes and the academic industry surrounding him, that he no longer needs to worry about basics such as having a title that makes sense. He should ...

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The Schooldays of Jesus by JM Coetzee review – no passion in an ascetic allegory

The Guardian
JM Coetzee's Man Booker-longlisted sequel to his 2013 book The Childhood of Jesus poses an intriguing question: when is a novel not a novel? The driving energy of the book, like that of its predecessor, is philosophical rather than narrative: at this ...



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