Coetzee

noun
  1. 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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Contemporary Examples of coetzee

  • All but one of the shortlisted six (Coetzee being the exception) hailed from the mother country.

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    John Sutherland

    October 6, 2009

Historical Examples of coetzee

  • On their way, he knew not where, Coetzee pleaded with the guard to release him.

  • 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