Sign In | Register
In the Heart of the Country by  J.M COETZEE - First Edition - [1977] - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

In the Heart of the Country

by COETZEE, J.M

Condition: See description


London: Secker & Warburg, [1977]. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing. Octavo (22.25cm.); publisher's boards in black decorative dust jacket; [4],138pp. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed with a few brief scratches to upper panel, spine ends bumped, else a Very Good copy, nicer than usually seen. The South African Nobel laureate's second novel.


In the Heart of the Country (1977) is an English language novel by J. M. Coetzee which delves in the complex relationships that form between the colonizer and the colonized. It takes place on a desolate farm in South Africa told through the perspective of an intelligent yet meek European woman. She clashes with her father when he takes an African mistress, causing a rift that leads towards vengeance, violence and a muddling of her own relationship with the Africans. In the U.S.A.




Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)



Help & frequently asked questions


Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps aro...[more]
First Edition
In collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in cases ...[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing ei...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]

$350.00

$4.00 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




Identify Rare Books

How to identify a rare book

There are several important points to keep in mind when trying to determine if a book can be considered "rare". Read here to learn more.Learn how to determine if a book is rare

Banned and Frequently Challenged Books

Collecting Banned & Challenged Books

Build a revolutionary library of literature that has been challenged or even outright banned. You'll be surprised by some of the titles in this gallery!


Trustpilot