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Waiting for the Barbarians

(1980)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book
A novel in which, for decades, the Magistrate has run the affairs of a tiny frontier settlement, ignoring the impending war between the barbarians and the Empire, but a quixotic act of rebellion lands him in jail, branded an enemy of the state.



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Hardback Editions

June 2010 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Waiting for the Barbarians (Penguin Ink)
Author(s): Professor of General Literature J M Coetzee
ISBN: 1-61383-469-1 / 978-1-61383-469-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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October 1999 : USA Library Binding

Title: Waiting for the Barbarians: Great Books Edition (Great Books of the 20th Century)
Author(s): J M Coetzee
ISBN: 1-4176-7063-0 / 978-1-4176-7063-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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1981 : South Africa Hardback
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Title: Waiting for the Barbarians
Author(s): J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0-86975-198-0 / 978-0-86975-198-5 (South Africa edition)
Publisher: Ravan Press, Johannesburg
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October 1980 : UK Hardback
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Title: Waiting for the Barbarians
Author(s): J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0-436-10295-1 / 978-0-436-10295-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd
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Paperback Editions

June 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Waiting for the Barbarians (Penguin Ink)
Author(s): J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0-14-311692-4 / 978-0-14-311692-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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September 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: Waiting For The Barbarians
Author(s): J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0-09-946593-0 / 978-0-09-946593-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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April 1982 : UK Paperback
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Title: Waiting for the Barbarians
Author(s): J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0-14-006110-X / 978-0-14-006110-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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October 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: Waiting For the Barbarians (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)
Author(s): J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0-14-028335-8 / 978-0-14-028335-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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May 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: Waiting For The Barbarians
Author(s): J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0-7493-9420-X / 978-0-7493-9420-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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December 1988 : UK Paperback

Title: Waiting for the Barbarians
Author(s): J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0-14-012293-1 / 978-0-14-012293-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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January 1982 : UK Paperback
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Title: Waiting For the Barbarians (King Penguin)
Author(s): J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0-14-006555-5 / 978-0-14-006555-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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1981 : South Africa Paperback
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Title: Waiting for the Barbarians
Author(s): J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0-86975-199-9 / 978-0-86975-199-2 (South Africa edition)
Publisher: Ravan
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Kindle Editions

January 2017 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Waiting for the Barbarians: A Novel
Author(s): J M Coetzee
Publisher: Penguin Books
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May 2015 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Waiting For The Barbarians
Author(s): J M Coetzee
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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