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Waiting for the Barbarians: A Novel, J.M. Coetzee
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Author Name    J.M. Coetzee

Title   Waiting for the Barbarians: A Novel

Binding   PAPERBACK

Book Condition   Fair

Publisher    Penguin Books

ISBN Number    014006110X / 9780140061109

Seller ID   SKU1039405

014006110X Fair. Moderate shelf wear to covers/corners; satisfaction guaranteed. Light water damage with resulting ripple and discoloration to pages. Trade paperback binding. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973.

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For decades the Magistrate has been a loyal servant of the Empire, running the affairs of a tiny frontier settlement and ignoring the impending war with the barbarians. When interrogation experts arrive, however, he witnesses the Empire's cruel and unjust treatment of prisoners of war. Jolted into sympathy for their victims, he commits a quixotic act of rebellion that brands him an enemy of the state.

J. M. Coetzee's prize-winning novel is a startling allegory of the war between opressor and opressed. The Magistrate is not simply a man living through a crisis of conscience in an obscure place in remote times; his situation is that of all men living in unbearable complicity with regimes that ignore justice and decency.

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