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De vrouw van de reiziger : twintig verhalen

Paul Theroux (author), Auke Leistra (translator)
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De vrouw van de reiziger : twintig verhalen

Genre:
Een gerenommeerde kunstverzamelaar geniet van het vernietigen van zijn topstukken; twee jongens moeten hulpeloos toekijken terwijl hun vader de oorlog verklaart aan de wasberen die hun landhuis teisteren; een jonge kunstenaar tracht bij een bekende doch achterbakse roddelaarster in het gevlij te komen. In twintig verhalen toont Paul Theroux ons de mens die gedreven wordt door verlangens, wraaklust
Title
De vrouw van de reiziger : twintig verhalen
Author
Paul Theroux
Translator
Auke Leistra
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Mr. Bones : twenty stories
Publisher
Amsterdam: Atlas Contact, 2014
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789025444402
CloudLibrary
3h9zfz9

About Paul Theroux

Paul Edward Theroux (born April 10, 1941) is an American novelist and travel writer who has written numerous books, including the travelogue, The Great Railway Bazaar (1975). Some of his works of fiction have been adapted as feature films. He was awarded the 1981 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel The Mosquito Coast, which was adapted for the 1986 movie of the same name and the 2021 television series of the same name.

He is the father of British authors and documentary filmmakers Marcel and Louis Theroux, the brother of authors Alexander Theroux and Peter Theroux, and uncle of the American actor and screenwriter Justin Theroux.

Early life

Theroux was born in Medford, Massachusetts, the third of seven children, and son of Catholic parents; his mother, Anne (née Dittami), was Italian American, and his father, Albert Eugene Theroux, was of French-Canadian descent. His mother was a former grammar sch…Read more on Wikipedia