Boyhood: Scenes from Provincial Life
Revisiting the South Africa of half a century ago, the novelist J.M. Coetzee brings a writer's diagnostic skills to bear on his own past. With a father he could not respect, and a mother he both adored and resented, he picked his way through a world that refused to explain its rules.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SigmundFraud - LibraryThing
Boyhood: Scenes From Provincial Life by J.M. Coetzee is a fictionalized autobiography of Coetzee's early years in South Africa. If you like place/setting as I do you will enjoy the feel of rural South ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stillatim - LibraryThing
Talk about not doing yourself any favors; if young John could meet old John and read what he's said about him, he'd probably lash out in his imagination, go home, cry in his over-protective mothers ... Read full review