In J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace, why doesn't Lucy report her rape?

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Disgrace is an award-winning 1999 novel by J.M. Coetzee.

In the novel, David Lurie goes to live with his daughter Lucy after he is fired from teaching for sleeping with a student. Lucy is a lesbian and a farmer, and tries to help her father deal with his personal issues. When she is raped, David is shocked and furious, and wants her to press charges against the rapists,...

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