The Schooldays of Jesus

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The Schooldays of Jesus
First edition
AuthorJ. M. Coetzee
CountrySouth Africa
PublisherHarvill Secker (UK)
Publication date
August 18, 2016 (UK)
Media typePrint (Hardback)
Preceded byThe Childhood of Jesus 

The Schooldays of Jesus is a 2016 novel by J. M. Coetzee.[1] It is Coetzee's 13th novel and is a sequel to the 2013 novel The Childhood of Jesus. It resumes the story of a young boy named David who is brought up in a foreign land.[2]

In July 2016, it was longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize.

Awards and honors[edit]


  1. ^ "Man Booker prize 2016: the longlist – in pictures". The Guardian. July 27, 2016. Retrieved July 28, 2016.
  2. ^ Preston, Alex (18 September 2016). "The Schooldays of Jesus by JM Coetzee review – obscurely compelling". The Observer.
  3. ^ Alice (July 27, 2016). "Man Booker Prize announces 2016 longlist". Man Booker. Retrieved July 27, 2016.