John Maxwell Coetzee is an author and academic from South Africa. He is now an Australian citizen and lives in South Australia.
A novelist and literary critic as well as a translator, Coetzee has won the Booker Prize twice and was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Born in Cape Town, South Africa February 09, 1940
Influences: Samuel Beckett, Franz Kafka, Ford Madox Ford, Robert Walser, Daniel Defoe, Robert Musil, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Flaubert, Heinrich von Kleist
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