About this book
An utterly compelling and contemporary work of fiction from one of our greatest writers, a Nobel laureate and Booker Prize winner. It addresses the profound unease felt by countless people in democracies across the world. 'Coetzee is redrawing the contours of the novel and taking it places it has rarely been before. Exhilirating' "Times"
An eminent Australian writer is invited to contribute to a book entitled "Strong Opinions". For him, troubled by Australia's complicity in the wars in the Middle East, it is a chance to air some urgent concerns: how should a citizen of a modern democracy react to their state's involvement in a war that involves the use of torture?