Admiraal Harry Codrington heeft een ongelukkig huwelijk. Zeven jaar leven hij en zijn vrouw Helen in aparte slaapkamers tijdens zijn dienstjaren op Malta. Het enige dat hij en Helen gemeenschappelijk hebben zijn hun twee kinderen. Na terugkeer in het victoriaanse Londen droomt de admiraal van een nieuwe oorlog. Helen hernieuwt de vriendschap met Fido Faithfull, een uitgeefster die ervoor pleit dat
Title
De verzegelde brief
Author
Emma Donoghue
Translator
Inge Kok Theo Scholten
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The sealed letter
Publisher
Amsterdam: Atlas Contact, 2012
ISBN
9789045802923
CloudLibrary
3kbrxz9

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About Emma Donoghue

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Emma Donoghue (born 24 October 1969) is an Irish-Canadian playwright, literary historian, novelist, and screenwriter. Her 2010 novel Room was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize and an international best-seller. Donoghue's 1995 novel Hood won the Stonewall Book Award and Slammerkin (2000) won the Ferro-Grumley Award for Lesbian Fiction. She is a 2011 recipient of the Alex Awards. Room was adapted by Donoghue into a film of the same name. For this, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Background

Donoghue was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1969. The youngest of eight children, she is the daughter of Frances (born Rutledge) and academic and literary critic Denis Donoghue. She has a first-class honours Bachelor of Arts degree from University College Dublin (in English and French) and a PhD in English from Girton College, Cambridge. While at Camb…Read more on Wikipedia