Paperback edition of the allegorical novel from the twice Booker Prize winner and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. A man and boy, strangers to each other, cross oceans and arrive in a strange land. Can they find a suitable woman to be the boy's mother? 'A fine, haunting novel that gets under your skin and into your marrow' Jake Kerridge, "Daily Express"
J.M. Coetzee's work includes Waiting For the Barbarians, Life & Times of Michael K, Boyhood, Youth, Summertime, Disgrace and Diary of a Bad Year. He was the first author to win the Booker Prize twice and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.