• "What is remarkable about Coetzee’s vision as a novelist is that it remains intensely human, rooted in common experience and replete with failure, doubt and frustration"

  • "A masterpiece...perhaps the best novel to carry off the Booker in a decade"

    Boyd Tonkin, Independent
  • "Coetzee captures with appalling skill the white dilemma in South Africa"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Disgrace explores the furthest reaches of what it means to be human; it is at the frontier of world literature"

    Geoff Dyer, Sunday Telegraph
  • "A great novel by one of the finest authors writing in the English language today"

    The Times

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