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(The second book in the Scenes from Provincial Life series)
A novel by

J. M. Coetzee continues the third-person memoir he began in his acclaimed Boyhood, as "John," the South African student, arrives in 1960s London. What he finds there is not exactly the artistic haven he was longing for, and his writing begins to suffer when he takes a job as a computer programmer in order to survive.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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