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Slagschaduw : roman

Een genadeloze roman over vergetelheid en vergeefsheid.

Brussel, vandaag.
Een man gaat op zoek naar een naamloze vrouw die in de jaren twintig model stond voor het standbeeld van de verzetsheldin Gabrielle Petit. Hij verliest zich in archieven en bibliotheken. Maar in de straten en de stiltes van de stad komt hij vooral zichzelf tegen. Hij stoot op herinneringen aan Claire, de
Title
Slagschaduw : roman
Author
David Van Reybrouck
Language
Dutch
Edition
3
Publisher
Amsterdam: De Bezige Bij, 2015
ISBN
9789023493877
CloudLibrary
4nms989

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About David Van Reybrouck

David Grégoire Van Reybrouck (born 11 September 1971, in Bruges) is a Belgian cultural historian, archaeologist and author. He writes historical fiction, literary non-fiction, novels, poetry, plays and academic texts. He has received several Dutch literary prizes, including AKO Literature Prize (2010) and Libris History Prize.

Background and education

Van Reybrouck was born into a family of florists, bookbinders and artists. His father, a farmer's son, spent five years in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as a railway engineer immediately after independence. He holds a doctorate from Leiden University.

Writings

Van Reybrouck's first book, De Plaag (in English: The Plague), was a cross between a travelogue and a literary whodunnit set in post-apartheid South Africa. It received several awards, including the prize for the b…Read more on Wikipedia