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The Resource The death of Jesus, J. M. Coetzee

The death of Jesus, J. M. Coetzee

Label
The death of Jesus
Title
The death of Jesus
Statement of responsibility
J. M. Coetzee
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After The Childhood of Jesus and The Schooldays of Jesus, J. M. Coetzee completes his trilogy with a new masterwork, The Death of Jesus. David has grown to be a tall ten-year-old. He is a natural at soccer, and loves kicking a ball around with his friends. His father Simon and Bolivar the dog usually watch. His mother Ines works in a fashion boutique. David still asks lots of questions. In dancing class at the Academy of Music he dances as he chooses. He refuses to do sums and will not read any books except Don Quixote. One day Julio Fabricante, the director of a nearby orphanage, invites David and his friends to form a proper soccer team. David decides he will leave Simon and Ines to live with Julio. Before long he succumbs to a mysterious illness. In The Death of Jesus, J. M. Coetzee continues to explore the meaning of a world empty of memory but brimming with questions
Member of
Summary
David has grown to be a tall ten-year-old. He is a natural at soccer, and loves kicking a ball around with his friends. His father Simon and Bolivar the dog usually watch. His mother Ines works in a fashion boutique. One day Julio Fabricante, the director of a nearby orphanage, invites David and his friends to form a proper soccer team. David decides he will leave Simon and Ines to live with Julio. Before long he succumbs to a mysterious illness.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10806494
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coetzee, J. M.
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Jesus trilogy
Series volume
3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children
  • Children
  • Fate and fatalism
Target audience
adult
Label
The death of Jesus, J. M. Coetzee
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000066107092
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
197 pages
Isbn
9781922268280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1104324719
Label
The death of Jesus, J. M. Coetzee
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000066107092
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
197 pages
Isbn
9781922268280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1104324719

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