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Discomfort of the evening


Discomfort of the evening
The sensational Dutch bestseller: Marieke Lucas Rijneveld's extraordinary portrait of a farming family distorted by grief, translated by Michele Hutchison. I asked God if he please couldn't take my brother Matthies instead of my rabbit. 'Amen.' Ten-year-old Jas has a unique way of experiencing her universe: the feeling of udder ointment on her skin as protection against harsh winters; the texture of green warts, like capers, on migrating toads; the sound of 'blush words' that aren't in the Bible. But when a tragic accident ruptures the family, her curiosity warps into a vortex of increasingly disturbing fantasies - unlocking a darkness that threatens to derail them all. A bestselling sensation in the Netherlands, Marieke Lucas Rijneveld's radical debut novel is studded with images of wild, violent beauty: a world of language unlike any other.. *LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE* 'One of the best debut novels I have ever read. Shockingly good. Utterly unforgettable ... A classic.' Max Porter
Eigenschappen
ISBN/EAN9780571349364
Auteurmarieke lucas rijneveld
UitgeverFaber and Faber
TaalEngels
UitvoeringPaperback / gebrocheerd
Pagina's272
Lengte216 mm
Breedte137 mm
Dikte22 mm
Gewicht311 gr
Verschenen19-03-2020

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