Waiting for the Barbarians

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A modern classic by Nobel Laureate J.M. Coetzee. His latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus , is now available from Viking. Late Essays: 2006-2016 will be available January 2018. Waiting for the Barbarians centers on the crisis of the conscience of the Magistrate--a loyal servant of the Empire working in a tiny frontier town, doing his best to ignore an inevitable war with the -barbarians.- After he witnesses the cruel and unjust treatment of prisoners of war, he reconsiders his role in the regime and carries out a ...

Waiting for the Barbarians 2010, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780143116929

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Waiting for the Barbarians 2010, Perfection Learning

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Waiting for the Barbarians 2004, Vintage Books

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Waiting for the Barbarians 1999, Penguin Books, New York, NY

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Waiting for the Barbarians 1997, Vintage Books USA, London

ISBN-13: 9780749394202

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Waiting for the Barbarians 1982, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780140061109

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Waiting for the Barbarians 1982, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140065558

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