Cambridge AS/A Level/ IB/ Edexcel

A Summary of “Disgrace” by J.M. Coetzee

“Disgrace” by J.M. Coetzee is a powerful and thought-provoking novel set in post-apartheid South Africa. This plot summary provides an overview of the novel’s central events and themes. The story follows David Lurie, a middle-aged professor of romantic poetry at Cape Town University. Lurie is a divorced man who indulges in casual affairs with his