Life & Times of Michael K by J. M. Coetzee
Life & Times of Michael K is a 1983 novel by South African-born author J. M. Coetzee, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature for the year 2003. The book itself won the Booker Prize for 1983. The novel is a story of hare lipped, simple gardener Michael K, who makes an arduous journey from civil war-ridden urban South Africa to his mother's rural birthplace, during apartheid era, in the 1970-80s.
The 1212th greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 78th on In Which These Are the 100 Greatest Novels (ThisRecording.com)
- - Man Booker Prize (Man Booker Prize)