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Edith LaGraziana
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Be the change you want to see in the world! (Mahatma Gandhi) - Don't wait that someone other than yourself changes the world for you! (I)
Be the change you want to see in the world! (Mahatma Gandhi) - Don't wait that someone other than yourself changes the world for you! (I)

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It’s the late 1950s and he is a student of English and Mathematics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, but it’s his dream to follow in the footsteps of Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot. He feels, however, that he isn’t ready yet, that he still needs to go through the maelstrom of life, notably the big emotions, before he can write something really significant. So he goes on with his studies, work and fleeting affairs, while the political situation in his country deteriorates constantly. Right after graduation he heads for Europe as he always planned and before long he accepts a job as computer programmer for a living, and yet, he isn’t happy. The cinema, more fleeting affairs and the research that he does in the Reading Room of the British Museum for his master thesis in English literature serve him as refuge from his mind-numbing work…
To learn more about this memoir of the coming-of-age years of the South-African turned Australian Nobel laureate in literature, be invited to read the long review on my book blog Edith’s Miscellany at https://edith-lagraziana.blogspot.com/2018/08/youth-by-j-m-coetzee.html. And please don’t hesitate to share the review link. Thank you!
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It’s the late 1950s and he is a student of English and Mathematics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, but it’s his dream to follow in the footsteps of Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot. He feels, however, that he isn’t ready yet, that he still needs to go through the maelstrom of life, notably the big emotions, before he can write something really significant. So he goes on with his studies, work and fleeting affairs, while the political situation in his country deteriorates constantly. Right after graduation he heads for Europe as he always planned and before long he accepts a job as computer programmer for a living, and yet, he isn’t happy. The cinema, more fleeting affairs and the research that he does in the Reading Room of the British Museum for his master thesis in English literature serve him as refuge from his mind-numbing work…
To learn more about this memoir of the coming-of-age years of the South-African turned Australian Nobel laureate in literature, be invited to read the long review on my book blog Edith’s Miscellany at https://edith-lagraziana.blogspot.com/2018/08/youth-by-j-m-coetzee.html. And please don’t hesitate to share the review link. Thank you!
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It’s the late 1950s and he is a student of English and Mathematics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, but it’s his dream to follow in the footsteps of Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot. He feels, however, that he isn’t ready yet, that he still needs to go through the maelstrom of life, notably the big emotions, before he can write something really significant. So he goes on with his studies, work and fleeting affairs, while the political situation in his country deteriorates constantly. Right after graduation he heads for Europe as he always planned and before long he accepts a job as computer programmer for a living, and yet, he isn’t happy. The cinema, more fleeting affairs and the research that he does in the Reading Room of the British Museum for his master thesis in English literature serve him as refuge from his mind-numbing work…
To learn more about this memoir of the coming-of-age years of the South-African turned Australian Nobel laureate in literature, be invited to read the long review on my book blog Edith’s Miscellany at https://edith-lagraziana.blogspot.com/2018/08/youth-by-j-m-coetzee.html. And please don’t hesitate to share the review link. Thank you!
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