Slow Man signed by J.M. Coetzee 1st / 1st 2005
First edition and first print signed by the author without inscription to the title page. This copy is in near fine condition. The wrapper has very little wear at all and is not price clipped. Likewise the book is very clean and presentable. A very nice copy and rare signed.
Slow Man concerns a man who must learn to adapt after losing a leg in a road accident. The novel has many varied themes, including the nature of care, the relationship between an author and his characters, and man's drive to leave a legacy. It was Coetzee's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2003. The novel was longlisted for the 2005 Man Booker Prize.