Inner Workings

Inner Workings

Literary Essays 2000-2005

Introduction by: Derek Attridge

  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143113782
  • 320 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult


In addition to being one of the most acclaimed and accomplished fiction writers in the world, Nobel Prize winner J. M. Coetzee is also a literary critic of the highest caliber. In this collection of twenty essays, Coetzee examines the work of some of the twentieth-century’s greatest writers—from Samuel Beckett and Günter Grass to Gabriel García Márquez and Philip Roth. Brilliantly insightful, challenging yet accessible, these pieces demonstrate Coetzee’s sharp eye and unwavering critical acumen. Written with great clarity and precision, they offer a window into twenty immortal texts that will be of major interest to all readers of international literature, as well as to Coetzee’s many fans.
Inner Workings

Inner Workings

J. M. Coetzee, Introduction by: Derek Attridge

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