Paul Kingsnorth bewijst met Beest dat hij een van de vooruitstrevendste hedendaagse Britse schrijvers is. Zijn roman The Wake werd genomineerd voor de Man Booker Prize. In Beest verlies je je in de wereld van Edward Buckmaster, een man alleen op de hei. Wat hij heeft achtergelaten weten we nog niet; wat er in het verschiet ligt is een existentiële strijd tegen de elementen en tegen iets wat zich
Title
Beest
Author
Paul Kingsnorth
Translator
Nicolette Hoekmeijer
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Beast
Publisher
[Plaats van uitgave niet vastgesteld]: Ambo/Anthos B.V., 2017
ISBN
9789026337765
CloudLibrary
3kutn89

About Paul Kingsnorth

Paul Kingsnorth (born 1972 in Worcester) is an English writer who lives in the west of Ireland. He is a former deputy-editor of The Ecologist and a co-founder of the Dark Mountain Project.

Kingsnorth's nonfiction writing tends to address macro themes like environmentalism, globalisation, and the challenges posed to humanity by civilisation level trends. His fiction tends to be mythological and multi-layered.

Biography

Kingsnorth spent his childhood in southern England with two younger brothers (one went on to work with Friends of the Earth, the other for Citibank). His father was a passionate Thatcherite, a businessman, and a mechanical engineer. Kingsnorth describes his father's background as "working-class," and he says that his father pushed Kingsnorth to go to college. He was the first in his family to do so.

Kingsnorth was educated at the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe…Read more on Wikipedia