Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Youth

I just finished reading a book by J.M. Coetzee, Youth. It was really good, about a student in South Africa in the 1950's. He moves to London to escape impending revolution.

He's sad and lonely, he tries to escape from the computer programming and become a writer. He wants to be far from ordinary yet he can't escape.

I was happy reading that book, Coetzee has a great clear voice throughout the book. Thank you Coetzee.

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