Disgrace --set in post--apartheid Cape Town and on a remote farm in the Eastern Cape--is deft, lean, quiet, and brutal. A heartbreaking novel about a man and his daughter, Disgrace is a portrait of the new South Africa that is ultimately about grace and love. At fifty--two Professor David... read more
“One wants to leave something behind. Or at least a man wants to leave something behind. It's easier for a woman.”David Lurie
“...by comparison with being a mother, being a father is a rather abstract business.”David Lurie
“He speaks Italian, he speaks French, but Italian and French will not save him here in darkest Africa”
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