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Bonita Avenue von Buwalda, Peter (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 10.04.2014
  • Verlag: Pushkin Press
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Bonita Avenue

A darkly hilarious tale of a model family's disintegration. Professor Siem Sigerius - maths genius, jazz lover, judo champion, Renaissance man. When Aaron meets his girlfriend Joni's family for the first time, her multitalented father could hardly be a more intimidating figure, but somehow the underachieving photographer manages to bluff his way to a friendship with the paterfamilias. With his feet under the table at the beautiful Sigerius farmhouse, Aaron feels part of the family. A perfect family. Until, that is, things start to go wrong in a very big way. A cataclysmic explosion in a firework factory, the advent of internet pornography, the reappearance of a forgotten murderer and a jet-black wig-all play a role in the spectacular fragmentation of the Sigerius clan... and of Aaron's fragile psyche. "e,Great European art: the Dutchman Peter Buwalda explodes the bourgeois family saga. The narrative pyrotechnics alone are a tour de force."e, Die Zeit "e,Peter Buwalda's impressive family saga is a genuine page-turner, with a forceful, precise style. The author races with unstoppable speed towards the finish, without getting entangled in the numerous gripping narrative strands, without even steering out of the curve."e, Libris-Prize Jury Report, 2011 "e,Buwalda's debut novel [is] daring in its linguistic power and freedom, and impressive, even frightening, in its psychological sharpness and precision ... great and outrageous."e, Frankfurter Rundschau

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 10.04.2014
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781782271086
    Verlag: Pushkin Press
    Übersetzt von: Übersetzung: Reeder, Jonathan
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