Coetzee, J. M.

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Coetzee, J. M. Gender: M
John Maxwell Coetzee
born on 9 February 1940
Place Cape Town, South Africa, 33s55, 18e22
Timezone EET h2e (is standard time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Starkman
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J. M. Coetzee
photo: Mariusz Kubik,, license gfdl


South African novelist, essayist, linguist, translator and recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature. He relocated to Australia in 2002 and lives in Adelaide. He became an Australian citizen in 2006.

In 2013, Richard Poplak of the Daily Maverick described Coetzee as "inarguably the most celebrated and decorated living English-language author". Before receiving the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature, Coetzee was awarded the CNA Prize (thrice), the Prix Femina Étranger, The Irish Times International Fiction Prize and the Booker Prize (twice), among other accolades.

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Source Notes

Birth time unknown. Starkman rectified to 20.40 EET


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Linguist
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Translator
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize