Author(s): J.M. Coetzee
A rich, funny, and deeply affecting autobiographical novel from one of the world's greatest living writers.
J.M. Coetzee's work includes Dusklands: In the heart of the Country, Waiting for the Barbarians, Life and Times of Michael K (which won the Booker Prize), Foe, Age of Iron, The Master of Petersburg, the memoirs Boyhood and Youth: Scenes from Provincial Life. His novel Disgrace won the Booker Prize, making him the first author to have won this prestigious prize twice. His more recent novels include Elizabeth Costello, Diary of a Bad Year and Slow Man. Summertime was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and won the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction at the NSW Premier's Literary Awards in 2009.