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 544th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 78th on In Which These Are the 100 Greatest Novels (ThisRecording.com)
  2. - Man Booker Prize (Man Booker Prize)
  3. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Life and Times of Michael K: A Novel Paperback 117409 $10.54 $0.97 1985
Life and Times of Michael K Hardcover 2674864 $134.86 $0.55 1983
Life and Times of Michael K: A Novel Kindle Edition 1259506 2017
Life and Times of Michael K Hardcover 329229 $36.86 $0.01 1984
LIFE & TIMES OF MICHAEL K (Booker Winner 1983) Paperback 4623826 $0.93
Life and Times of Michael K Paperback 5420253 $9.98
Vida y epoca de Michael K / Life And Times Of Michael K (Spanish Edition) Paperback 3269095 $11.23 $27.00 2007
The Life and Times of Michael K Paperback 1863391 $5.23 $1.48 2005