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4.0 out of 5 stars Offensive to Censors, 7 July 2009
This review is from: Giving Offense: Essays On Censorship (Paperback)
Not what you would think i.e. a book criticizing censorship, but about how its done and its effects on writers and society. Not always easy and many of the references can seem obscure but another important part of understanding writers and what they are doing. Although I'm glad Coetzee is a novelist and essayist, it seems to me his passion is of the poet and the desire to shine a light on the "meaning of and why writers write" and this is manifest throughout this book as it is in all his work.
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