First American Edition of the Nobel Prize-Winning Author’s Masterpiece; Signed by J.M. Coetzee

  • Waiting for the Barbarians.

Waiting for the Barbarians.

Item Number: 221

New York: Penguin, 1982.

First American edition of the author’s masterpiece that certainly ranks as one of the great literary works of the last half of the 20th Century. Near fine in wrappers as issued. Signed by the author on the title page.

"I have known few authors who can evoke such a wilderness in the heart of man. He is an artist of a weight and depth that put him beyond ordinary comparisons...Coetzee knows the elusive terror of Kafka" (Sunday Times).