Moederland : roman

Paul Theroux (author), Linda Broeder (translator), Betty Klaasse (translator)
Paul Theroux' geboortegrond Cape Cod en een ongelukkig gezin met zeven kinderen dat heel erg lijkt op het gezin waarin hij opgroeide vormen het decor van zijn nieuwe roman 'Moederland'. Theroux richt zijn waarnemersogen en -oren op een Tolstojaanse familie waarin moeder de scepter zwaait. Voor de buitenwereld is ze het toonbeeld van vroomheid, nijverheid en vlijt. Voor haar echtgenoot en zeven kin
Subject
Moeders, Narcisme, Gezin
Title
Moederland : roman
Author
Paul Theroux
Translator
Linda Broeder Betty Klaasse Anne Roetman
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Mother land
Publisher
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, 2017
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789025451028
CloudLibrary
3h92gr9

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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-American 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

Paul 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 mo…Read more on Wikipedia

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