Recensie: The Arrival

920607Auteur: Shaun Tan
Titel: The arrival
Genre: Graphic novel
Taal: (boek heeft geen tekst)
Jaar: 2006
ISBN
: 9780734406941
Aantal pagina’s: 132
Gelezen: Maart 2018
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Omslagtekst:
In a heartbreaking parting, a man gives his wife and daughter a last kiss and boards a steamship to cross the ocean. He’s embarking on the most painful yet important journey of his life- he’s leaving home to build a better future for his family.

Shaun Tan evokes universal aspects of an immigrant’s experience through a singular work of the imagination. He does so using brilliantly clear and mesmerizing images. Because the main character can’t communicate in words, the book forgoes them too. But while the reader experiences the main character’s isolation, he also shares his ultimate joy.
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Recensie: Verzamel de liefde

30326097Auteur: Bart Moeyaert
Titel: Verzamel de liefde
Genre: Poëzie
Taal: Nederlands
Jaar: 2006
ISBN: 9789021474946
Aantal pagina’s: 41
Gelezen: December 2017
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Omslagtekst:
Gedichten over de liefde – maar niet alleen over de liefde. Over het hier en nu, over een kamer, een ochtend, een hand, over woorden en hoe ontoereikend die zijn kunnen wanneer je wil zeggen waar het om gaat.

Ik mag je.
Nee. Ik mag je niet.
Ik moet je.
Dat bedoel ik.
Ik heb je lief.
Nee. Heb ik niet
Ik word je lief.
Dat voel ik.
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Recensie: The book thief

893136 Auteur: Markus Zusak
Titel: The book thief
Genre: Literaire YA, historische fictie
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2005
ISBN: 9780552773898
Aantal pagina’s: 554
Gelezen: Juli 2017
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Omslagtekst
HERE IS A SMALL FACT:
YOU ARE GOING TO DIE.
1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier.

Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with her foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall.

SOME MORE IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
THIS NOVEL IS NARRATED BY DEATH.

It’s a small story, about:
a girl
an accordionist
some fanatical Germans
a Jewish fist fighter
and quite a lot of thievery.

ANOTHER THING YOU SHOULD KNOW:
DEATH WILL VISIT THE BOOK THIEF THREE TIMES.
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Review: The unbearable lightness of being

678974Auteur: Milan Kundera
Titel: The unbearable lightness of being
Genre: Literatuur
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 1984
ISBN: 9780571200832
Aantal pagina’s: 314
Gelezen: Juli 2016
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Omslagtekst:
The unbearable lightness of being is a story of irreconcilable love and infidelities in which Milan Kundera addresses himself to the nature of twentieth-century ‘Being’ – offering a wide range of brilliant and amusing philosophical speculations. First published in 1984, Kundera’s masterly novel encompasses the extremes of comedy and tragedy and was at once hailed by critics as a contemporary classic’

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