Disgrace Study Guides

  • Disgrace


    Disgrace is a novel by John Maxwell Coetzee about a South African professor and writer named David Lurie, who loses his job and dignity after refusing to apologize for an affair with a student. He goes to live with his daughter on a farm but, as soon as he begins to feel comfortable again, the farm is attacked, his daughter raped and he is assaulted. He remains on the farm to keep his daughter safe, disillusioned and unable to find redemption.