Benjamin Markovits

For Benjamin Markovits's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Bewildering tale of fresh start in life

Mar 31, 2013

Bewildering tale of fresh start in life

THE CHILDHOOD OF JESUS, by J.M. Coetzee. Harvill Secker, 2013, 288 pp., £16.99 (hardcover) It’s a relief after reading a lot of contemporary fiction to come across the sober prose of J.M. Coetzee. He doesn’t shout at you. He doesn’t try to force on ...