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J(ohn) M(ichael). born 1940, South African novelist: his works include Life and Times of Michael K (1983), Age of Iron (1990), Disgrace (1999), and Elizabeth Costello (2003); Nobel prize for literature (2003)
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  • On their way, he knew not where, coetzee pleaded with the guard to release him.

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  • Then I knew what old coetzee's devil was that howled in the Rooirand.

    Prester John John Buchan
  • Old coetzee saved me the trouble of answering, for he broke in with Skellum!

    Prester John John Buchan
  • Then they were starting on reminiscences, when old coetzee, who was deaf, broke in and asked to have my question repeated.

    Prester John John Buchan
  • As soon as they had gone I had out my map and searched it for the name old coetzee had mentioned.

    Prester John John Buchan

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