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Disgrace

Disgrace

by J.M. Coetzee

Aram Hakim

Character Analysis

Hakim and David have known each other for years, both as work colleagues and tennis buddies. Hakim is "sleek and youthful" (5.42) and speaks "smoothly" (5.48). Hakim guides the initial investigation into David's case.

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