• "Sensational... Another exemplary tale of suffering from one of the best writers of our time, who dares to articulate our incomprehensible existence, and manages it with extraordinary and sensitive eloquence"

    The Times
  • "[Slow Man] finds the Nobel laureate on top form... A consummate writer of fiction"

  • "Coetzee is a unique voice; no novelist explores the ideas and the power of literature and the sense of displacement so boldly. Slow Man will add to his immense reputation"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "Remorselessly human, it is also funny and touching: Coetzee the artist remains the complete novelist"

    Irish Times
  • "A tremendous and startling novel... Coetzee is a novelist who cares about every word. Slow Man confirms him as among our greatest living authors"

    The Times

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