De vijftienjarige Oliver Tate uit Wales heeft een zwaar leven. Hij probeert zijn vader uit diens depressie te halen en zijn moeder ervan te weerhouden er met haar surfleraar vandoor te gaan. En dan heeft hij zelf nog andere doelen, zoals seks met Jordana en, o ja, de middelbare school overleven. In deze coming-of-age-roman beschrijft Joe Dunthorne uiterst hilarisch en toegankelijk het leven van de
Subject
Adolescentie, Wales
Title
Submarien
Author
Joe Dunthorne
Translator
Theo Scholten
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Publisher
Amsterdam: Atlas Contact, 2012
ISBN
9789020412758
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About Joe Dunthorne

Joe Dunthorne (born 1982) is a Welsh novelist, poet and journalist. He first made his name with his novel Submarine (2008), which was made into a film in 2010. His second novel, Wild Abandon (2011), won the RSL Encore Award. A selection of his poems was published in 2010 in the Faber New Poets series. His first solo collection of poems appeared in 2019.

Early life

Joseph Oliver Dunthorne was born in Swansea, Wales in 1982. He has two sisters, Anna and Leah. Dunthorne was educated at Olchfa School in Swansea before going on to study Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. He received a BA and an MA in Creative Writing from UEA. In the final year of his BA course, he began writing his debut novel Submarine. During his MA at East Anglia, Submarine won the university's inaugural Curtis Brown Prize.

Career

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