Funny girl : roman

Nick Hornby (author), Lisa De Groot (translator), Roos Van de Wardt (translator)
Engeland, de swingende jaren zestig. Het land is volledig in de ban van de televisiecomedy, met name van die waarin Sophie Straw de hoofdrol speelt. Sophie is een voormalig schoonheidskoningin uit de provincie die maar één ding in het leven wil: de mensen aan het lachen maken. Achter de schermen hebben de cast en crew de tijd van hun leven. Maar als het script te veel op de werkelijkheid begint te
Funny girl : roman
Nick Hornby
Lisa De Groot Roos Van de Wardt
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Funny girl
Amsterdam: Atlas Contact, 2014

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About Nick Hornby

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Nicholas Peter John Hornby (born 17 April 1957) is an English writer and lyricist. He is best known for his memoir Fever Pitch and novels High Fidelity and About a Boy, all of which were adapted into feature films. Hornby's work frequently touches upon music, sport, and the aimless and obsessive natures of his protagonists. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide as of 2018. In a 2004 poll for the BBC, Hornby was named the 29th most influential person in British culture.

Early life and education

Hornby was born in Redhill, Surrey, the son of Sir Derek Hornby, the chairman of London and Continental Railways, and Margaret Audrey, Lady Hornby (née Withers). He was brought up in Maidenhead, and educated at Maidenhead Grammar School and Jesus College, Cambridge, where he read English. His parents divorced when he was eleven.

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