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Text Publishing Company, Oct 1, 2019 - Fiction - 176 pages
• Text continues its re-release of the J. M. Coetzee back catalogue with this eye-catching new edition of Foe, featuring an introduction by renowned Australian writer and poet Peter Goldsworthy
• The re-release of four celebrated Coetzee titles will coincide with the release of the third and final instalment of Coetzee’s Jesus trilogy, The Death of Jesus
• A fantastic opportunity to rediscover the work of one of the world’s most renowned writers
• First published in 1986, Foe weaves a searing original narrative into the story of Daniel Foe’s classic tale Robinson Crusoe
• Truth, fiction and literary folklore combine in this thoroughly imaginative–and still achingly relevant–story which addresses the inherent power structures of language and storytelling
• A monthly extract series of the new introductions will be placed in a major print or online newspaper such as the Australian or Guardian; radio interview with the introducer, plus review coverage promoting attractive price points and new look and feel for the collection
• Advertising campaign in both print and online publications such as the Monthly, Lifted Brow, Australian Book Review and across social media; giveaways and promotions with writer organisations such as the SA Writers Centre and journals such as Farrago, Voiceworks and Meanjin promoting the attractive price points and new introductions
• Bookmarks featuring W H Chong’s original cover artwork to be available for the trade

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User Review  - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing

In Foe, J. M. Coetzee delivers a different spin on the Robinson Crusoe story. By adding some new characters and giving the original author, Daniel Defoe a major role, he reworks the story and raises ... Read full review

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User Review  - jonfaith - LibraryThing

This review will overflow with cliché. Such is the sum of my experience. Fox is a meditation on silence. Coetzee explores the natural aspects of such. The sea and wilderness yield no ready wisdom ... Read full review

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About the author (2019)

J. M. Coetzee was the first author to win the Booker Prize twice and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003. He lives in Adelaide.

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