Ebook
Dutch
In 1996 had de IJslandse Thordis Elva een jeugdrelatie met Tom Stranger, een uitwisselingsstudent uit Australië. Na een schoolbal wordt Thordis verkracht door Tom. 7200 seconden lang. Niet veel later vliegt hij terug naar huis. Na jaren van schaamte en stilte neemt Thordis contact op met Tom. Honderden snijdend eerlijke mails verder en acht jaar later besluiten ze dat het tijd is om elkaar in de o
Title
7200 seconden
Author
Thordis Elva Tom Stranger
Translator
Saskia Peeters
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
South of forgiveness
Publisher
[Plaats van uitgave niet vastgesteld]: HarperCollins Holland, 2019
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789402757675
CloudLibrary
6q6r7r9

About Thordis Elva

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Thordis Elva Thorvaldsdottir (Icelandic: Þórdís Elva Þorvaldsdóttir) is an Icelandic author, speaker, playwright and activist for gender equality. In 2017, she gained world-wide recognition for writing the book South of Forgiveness. She was voted Woman of the Year 2015 by the Federation of Icelandic Women's Societies in Reykjavík. She specialises in violence prevention and digital rights, and has helped shape national policy on online abuse as well as gender-based violence.

In 2017, Thordis Elva became one of the frontrunners of the #MeToo movement in Iceland, accepting the Person of the Year Award 2017 on behalf of the movement. She currently lives in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Literary works

Thordis' most well known book is South of Forgiveness, a documentation of her sexual assault and journey to healing and freedom, in which Thordis collaborated with her perpe…Read more on Wikipedia