Coetzee’s novel Disgrace is, on the surface, the story of a wayward college professor, Dr. David Lurie, who is aging into a disrespectful decline.
Coetzee, which tells the story about a fifty-two years old professor, David Lurie, who by committing a series of mistakes falls into a profound state of disgrace. Coetzee For a man of his age, fifty-two, divorced, he has, to his mind, solved the problem of sex rather well. On Thursday afternoons he drives to Green Point.
The story takes place in Cape Town, in post-apartheid South Africa. Coetzee, a South African writer, chooses to set his novel Disgrace in the city section of Cape Town, Africa, a racially segregated era due to the aftermath of apartheid. Coetzee remarks the issue of human sexual ethics in David Lurie’s desires. Family members are usually distant to each other or the relationships between parents and children do not succeed in a conventional way.