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Waiting for the Barbarians: A Novel (original 1980; edition 1982)
by J.M. Coetzee
Waiting for the Barbarians by J.M. Coetzee (1980)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0140283358, Paperback)These deluxe editions are packaged with French flaps, acid-free paper, and rough front.
"A real literary event."--The New York Times Book Review
"A story of profound beauty, clarity and eloquence, which even at its most melodramatic holds to a biblical nobility."--Chicago Tribune Book World
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Allegory of the war between oppressor and oppressed.
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