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J.M. COETZEE - WHAT'S IN A NAME?

THE CHILDHOOD OF JESUS by J.M. Coetzee (2013)

This is an odd and frustrating novel.

Calling a book The Childhood of Jesus and then not referring once to Jesus by name is perverse to say the least. 411 more words

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What Was on My . . .

Since it’s officially summer and a friend from South Africa has been visiting, I’ve dragged myself out of the writing cave—and been bombarded with serendipity. A trip up the mountain, a mistyped internet search, an article found on the bottom of my to-read pile, all brought me a piece of literary esoterica. 928 more words

The Writer's Life

What Was on My . . .

Hi. I’ve been deep in my writer’s cave, lost in other worlds, so imagine my surprise to stick my head out and discover summer is nearly here. 1,079 more words

The Writer's Life