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Disgrace (1999) is a novel by J. M. Coetzee, winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature; the book itself won the Booker Prize in 1999, the year in which it was published.

It tells of an professor of Romantic literature in a technical university in Cape Town, South Africa, twice-divorced and unsatisfied with his job. He was disgraced because of his having an affair with one of his students, and took refuge in his daughter's farm. Not long after he became comfortable with the rural life, he was confronted with the aftermath of an attack at the farm, her daughter assaulted.