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Aan de schitterende rand van de wereld

Eowyn Ivey (author), Lidwien Biekmann (translator), Koos Mebius (translator)
Na Kind van sneeuw vangt Eowyn Ivey in De schitterende rand van de wereld opnieuw de kou, schoonheid en wreedheid van het afgelegen Alaska, en weeft ze die samen tot een warm verhaal over liefde en verlangen. In de winter van 1885 leidt de gedecoreerde oorlogsheld kolonel Allen Forrester een kleine groep mannen in een expeditie die gedoemd is te mislukken: de Wolverine rivier af lopen en het uitg
Aan de schitterende rand van de wereld
Eowyn Ivey
Lidwien Biekmann Koos Mebius
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Original title
To the bright edge of the world
[Plaats van uitgave niet vastgesteld]: Ambo/Anthos B.V., 2017

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About Eowyn Ivey

Eowyn Ivey is a Pulitzer Prize finalist author. Educated at Western Washington University, Ivey was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2013 for her debut novel The Snow Child.

Life and career

Ivey was raised in Alaska. Her mother named her after Éowyn, a character from Lord of the Rings.

She was a newspaper reporter before working as a bookseller. Her first novel, The Snow Child, is set in 1920s Alaska. The book is centred around a couple called Jack and Mabel who begin seeing a girl running through the Alaskan wilderness after they sculpt a child out of snow.

Her second book, To the Bright Edge of the World is set in 1885 and also in Alaska. The story is told through journal entries, military reports, letters and documents. The plot follows an expedition funded by the US government into the Alaskan wilderness.

Ivey has also written essays which have appeared in publicat…Read more on Wikipedia