Elizabeth Costello

Elizabeth Costello

Book - 2003
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The life of aging Australian novelist Elizabeth Costello is revealed through a series of eight formal addresses that include an award-acceptance speech at a New England liberal arts college, a lecture on evil in Amsterdam, and a sexually charged reading by poet Robert Duncan.
Publisher: New York : Viking, c2003.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780670031306
0670031305
Branch Call Number: FIC COETZEE, J.
Characteristics: 233 p. ; 22 cm.

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Apr 30, 2014

I...tried.

Perhaps I struggle with Coetzee books. Maybe I don't like characters built entirely around existential truths that I don't find very truthy, existential, or interesting. Or, I might be so much at peace about eating meat that I’m unable to connect with the striking amount of vegetarianism promotion. Ultimately, I'm not exactly sure what happened here, but I tried

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