Diary of a bad year

J.M. Coetzee

An eminent, ageing Australian writer is invited to contribute to a book entitled Strong Opinions. For him, troubled by Australia's complicity in the wars in the Middle East,it is a chance to air some urgent concerns: how should a citizen of a modern democracy react to their state's involvement in an immoral war on terror, a war that involves the use of torture? Then in the laundry room of his apartment block he encounters an alluring young woman. He offers her work typing up his manuscript. Anya is not interested in politics, but the job will be a welcome distraction, as will the writer's evident attraction towards her. Her boyfriend, Alan, is an investment consultant who understands the world in harsh economic terms. Suspicious of his trophy girlfriend's new pastime, Alan begins to formulate a plan...

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書名 Diary of a bad year
著作者等 Coetzee, J. M
出版元 Vintage Books
刊行年月 2008
ページ数 231 p.
大きさ 20 cm
ISBN 9780099516224
NCID BB23934091
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス