“Eh! mon Dieu! my poor friend,” said Jacques de Levis, Comte de Quelus, said the Duc de Brissac, in a despairing tone, “it looks like a complete disgrace. Mon. A disgrace. We booked here Mon to Fri on half board and in the club apartment, well what can I say, we left on the Wed. The place is run down, shabby, and full. 10 Aug Disgrace was a Booker prize winner in , making JM Coetzee the first writer to win the trophy twice (first with Life & Times of Michael K).