Tobela ‘Tiny’ Mpayipheli, een reus van bijna twee meter, was ooit huurmoordenaar voor de regering, maar leidt tegenwoordig een rustig familieleven. Wanneer de dochter van een vroegere vriend zijn hulp inroept, ziet hij zich genoodzaakt een oude belofte in te lossen en zijn vredige bestaan met vriendin en zoontje tijdelijk op te geven. Tobela heeft 72 uur om zijn vriend van een wisse dood te redden
Subject
Zuid-Afrika
Title
Proteus
Author
Deon Meyer
Translator
Jacqueline Caenberghs
Language
Dutch
Original language
Afrikaans
Original title
Proteus
Publisher
Amsterdam: Bruna, 2015
1 digitaal bestand
Note
Vertaling obv Engelstalige uitgave: Heart of the hunter
ISBN
9789044973662
CloudLibrary
36nzxz9

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About Deon Meyer

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Deon Godfrey Meyer is a South African thriller novelist, writing in Afrikaans. His books have been translated into more than 20 languages. He has also written numerous scripts for television and film.

Life and career

Meyer was born on 4 July 1958 in Paarl. He matriculated in 1976 at the Schoonspruit High School in Klerksdorp. He studied at Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education where he studied for a BA with English and History as majors. He later obtained an honours degree at the University of the Free State. He was a long-time resident of historical coastal resort of Melkbosstrand where he wrote most of his novels.

In the 1980s he worked as a journalist at Die Volksblad, at the public relations office of the University of the Free State, and began work as advertising copy writer at Sanlam. In 1991 he was appointed manager of Internal Communication and creative dire…Read more on Wikipedia