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What I’d Rather Not Think About


Engels | 08-06-2023 | 224 pagina's

9781914484711

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE What if one half of a pair of twins no longer wants to live? What if the other can’t live without them? This question lies at the heart of Jente Posthuma’s deceptively simple What I’d Rather Not Think About. The narrator is a twin whose brother has recently taken his own life. She looks back on their childhood, and tells of their adult lives: how her brother tried to find happiness, but lost himself in various men and the Bhagwan movement, though never completely. In brief, precise vignettes, full of gentle melancholy and surprising humour, Posthuma tells the story of a depressive brother, viewed from the perspective of the sister who both loves and resents her twin, struggles to understand him, and misses him terribly.

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EAN :9781914484711
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Uitgever :Veltman Distributie Import Books
Vertaler : Timmer Harvey, Sarah
Publicatie datum :  08-06-2023
Uitvoering :Paperback / softback
Taal/Talen : Engels
Hoogte :199 mm
Breedte :133 mm
Dikte :22 mm
Gewicht :222 gr
Status : Bestelbaar
Aantal pagina's :224