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Summertime by J.M. Coetzee
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Apr 05, 2010

really liked it
bookshelves: character, language
Read in April, 2010

When I'm not reading J.M. Coetzee I forget that he's funny. Not in the sense of a comic scenario building to a punchline, but in acute, insightful flashes. Had I not been on the train, I probably would have hopped up and down reading the Schubert scene. Coordinating their activities to Schubert! Oof! It was kind of an SPS trifecta, and it made me want to offer to take care of Coetzee in his old age.

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