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"Slow Man" is a 2005 novel by South African-born Nobel laureate J. M. Coetzee, and 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.

  • language: English Language
  • released on (10 years ago)
  • award: - International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award nomination for J. M. Coetzee

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Google previewAnthropological Report on the Ibo-speaking Peoples of Nigeria: English-Ibo and Ibo-English dictionary (1913)

by Northcote Whitridge Thomas

Qjugalo, slow man. ojuju (0), full. ojujii, being full. ojuju, refusing. Qjfiju, being slow ; making cold (through being slow). Qjiiju, asking. ojuku, tree. £ka' (A), Awka (town). pka (A), corn, maize — faji Qka lat' Qkoko, they take corn to catch a fowl.

Google previewA general dictionary of the English language; to which is prefixed, a comprehensive grammar (1795)

by William Perry (of Edinburgh.)

distillation; a gentle slow Man'chet, s. a small leaf of fine bread Man'cipate, va. to enslave, tie, bind ...

Google previewDay's Collacon: an Encyclopaedia of Prose Quotations (1884)

Consisting of Beautiful Thoughts, Choice Extracts and Sayings, of the Most Eminent Writers of All Nations, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time, Together with a Comprehensive Biographical Index of Authors, and an Alphabetical List of Subjects Quoted

Even the slow man, if possessed of wisdom, has overtaken the swift in the pursuit , with the aid of the straightforward justice of the immortal gods. Theognis. Wisdom consists in rating everything at its just value, and always grasping the greater ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Lowland Scotch (1888)

With an Introductory Chapter on the Poetry, Humour, and Literary History of the Scottish Language and an Appendix of Scottish Proverbs by Charles Mackay

Fogie, a dull, slow man, unable or unwilling ...

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Evil deeds do not prosper; the slow man catches up with the swift. (Homer)
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