With electrical intensity of language and insight, J.M. Coetzee reinvents the story of Robinson Crusoe - and in so doing, directs our attention to the seduction and tyranny of storytelling itself. The stories we thought we knew acquire depths that are at once treacherous, elegant, and unexpectedly moving.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Dreesie - LibraryThing
A fascinating look at storytelling--approached through another author's story. Coetzee introduces Susan Barton, lately a female castaway, as she approaches the author Foe to tell the story of herself ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jtodd1973 - LibraryThing
Not my favorite Coetzee. The story didn't engage me the way other of his stories have. Perhaps I have a psychological block on the epistolary form--I don't care for the characters the way I should. Read full review