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Hoe duur was de suiker? : Surinaamse historische roman

Cynthia Mc Leod (author)

Hoe duur was de suiker? : Surinaamse historische roman

'Hoe duur was de suiker ?' is het succesvolle romandebuut van Cynthia Mc Leod. In deze historische roman heeft zij met veel verve een stukje geschiedenis van Suriname tot leven gebracht. De roman speelt in de periode 1765-1779. Het is de bloeitijd van de suikercultuur en ook de periode van de Boni-oorlogen. De plantage-eigenaren leven in voortdurende vrees voor de aanvallen die marrons onder leidi
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Hoe duur was de suiker? : Surinaamse historische roman
Author
Cynthia Mc Leod
Language
Dutch
Edition
Herziene Nederlandse editie
Publisher
[Plaats van uitgave niet vastgesteld]: Singel Uitgeverijen, 2017
ISBN
9789054294528
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About Cynthia Mc Leod

Cynthia Henri McLeod (née Ferrier; born 4 October 1936) is a Surinamese novelist known for her historic novels and whose debut novel instantly made her one of the most prominent authors of Suriname.

Background

McLeod was born in Paramaribo as Cynthia Ferrier; she is the daughter of Johan Ferrier, the first President of Suriname. She is the half-sister of Dutch politician Kathleen Ferrier.

McLeod completed her secondary school education in Suriname and continued her education in the Netherlands, where she studied to become a teacher in Child Care and Education. She married Dr. Donald McLeod whom she met in the Netherlands. As a teacher, she participated in a project for education renewal, and wrote a number of stories for children which were published in the series Van Hier en daar en Overal. In 1962 they went to Suriname, where McLeod studied for a teaching degree in Dutch langu…Read more on Wikipedia