De nieuwe grote roman van Benedict Wells, het boek dat hij schreef na de bestseller Het einde van de eenzaamheid

Missouri, 1985. De moeder van de vijftienjarige Sam is ziek, zijn werkloze vader weet zich geen raad en sluit zich voor iedereen af. In een poging zijn ongelukkige thuissituatie te ontvluchten neemt Sam een vakantiebaantje in een oude bioscoop. Voor de duur van een mag

Title
Hard land : roman
Author
Benedict Wells 1984-
Translator
Gerda Baardman
Language
Dutch
Original language
German
Original title
Hard Land
Publisher
Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, © 2021
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789402317084

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About Benedict Wells

Benedict Wells (born Benedict von Schirach, 29 February 1984 in Munich) is a German-Swiss novelist.

Life and career

Wells grew up in Bavaria. At the age of six, he was sent to a state boarding school after his parents separated and had to deal with several problems. All of his school years were spent at boarding schools and homes. Following his graduation from high school in 2003, he decided not to go to university but instead moved to Berlin to pursue his writing. He made a living doing odd jobs.

His first novel Becks letzter Sommer (Beck's Last Summer) was published in 2008 und received widespread acclaim. It was described by Die Zeit as "the most interesting debut of the year" and was made into a film in 2015, starring Christian Ulmen. In the meantime, his third novel Fast genial (Almost Ingenious) had become a first bigger success in Germany…Read more on Wikipedia