Nieuwe Engelse Romans Overzicht

Nieuwe Engelse Romans Overzicht

Nieuwe Engelse Romans. Overzicht nieuwe Engelstalige romans 2017 recensie waardering Nederlandse vertaling en andere informatie.

Nieuwe Engelse Romans

Op deze pagina is het overzicht van Nieuwe Engelse romans te vinden. Het betreft Engelstalige romans die recent zijn verschenen of binnenkort worden uitgegeven. Dus schrijvers en schrijfsters hoeven niet perse uit Engeland afkomstig te zijn.

Overzicht Nieuwe Engelse Romans 2017

In het Nieuwe Engelse romans overzicht 2017 is een selectie met tips te vinden, samengesteld door de redactie, van Engelstalige romans dit dit jaar zijn uitgekomen.

Salman Rushdie The Golden House Roman 2017The Golden House

  • Schrijver: Salman Rushdie ♂ (Engeland)
  • Soort boek: familieroman, sociale roman
  • Uitgever: Jonathan Cape
  • Verschenen: 5 september 2017
  • Omvang; 384 pagina’s
  • Uitgave: Gebonden Boek
  • Inhoud boek: When powerful real-estate tycoon Nero Golden immigrates to the States under mysterious circumstances, he and his three adult children assume new identities, taking ‘Roman’ names, and move into a grand mansion in downtown Manhattan. Arriving shortly after the inauguration of Barack Obama, he and his sons, each extraordinary in his own right, quickly establish themselves at the apex of New York society. The story of the Golden family is told from the point of view of their Manhattanite neighbour and confidant, Rene, an aspiring filmmaker who finds in the Goldens the perfect subject. Rene chronicles the undoing of the house of Golden: the high life of money, of art and fashion, a sibling quarrel, an unexpected metamorphosis, the arrival of a beautiful woman, betrayal and murder, and far away, in their abandoned homeland, some decent intelligence work. Invoking literature, pop culture, and the cinema, Rushdie spins the story of the American zeitgeist over the last eight years, hitting every beat: the rise of the birther movement, the Tea Party, Gamergate and identity politics; the backlash against political correctness; the ascendency of the superhero movie, and, of course, the insurgence of a ruthlessly ambitious, narcissistic, media-savvy villain wearing make-up and with coloured hair. In a new world order of alternative truths, Salman Rushdie has written the ultimate novel about identity, truth, terror and lies. A brilliant, heartbreaking realist novel that is not only uncannily prescient but shows one of the world’s greatest storytellers working at the height of his powers.
  • Nederlandse vertaling: De familie Golden (17 augustus 2017)
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Emily Ruskovich Idaho Roman 2017Idaho

  • Schrijfster: Emily Ruskovich  (Verenigde Staten)
  • Soort boek: psychologische roman, thriller
  • Uitgever: Chatto & Windus
  • Verschenen: 16 februari 2017
  • Omvang: 320 pagina’s
  • Uitgave: Paperback / Ebook
  • Inhoud boek: One hot August day a family drives to a mountain clearing to collect birch wood. Jenny, the mother, is in charge of lopping any small limbs off the logs with a hatchet. Wade, the father, does the stacking. The two daughters, June and May, aged nine and six, drink lemonade, swat away horseflies, bicker, sing snatches of songs as they while away the time. But then something unimaginably shocking happens, an act so extreme it will scatter the family in every different direction. In a story told from multiple perspectives and in razor-sharp prose, we gradually learn more about this act, and the way its violence, love and memory reverberate through the life of every character in Idaho.
  • Recensie boek: Zonder verklaarbare reden vermoordt een moeder haar vijfjarige dochter May met een bijl terwijl haar andere tienerdochter June na deze gebeurtenis spoorloos verdwijnt. Jenny, de moeder wordt opgepakt en bestraft met een levenslange gevangenis. De vader, Wade, komt voor de schier onmogelijke taak te staan nog wat van zijn leven te maken. Wat heeft de moeder gedreven tot deze gruwelijke daad? Hoe kan Wade verder leven met dit trauma?…lees verder >
  • Waardering★★★★★ (uitmuntend) Theo Jordaan
  • Nederlandse vertaling: Idaho (5 juli 2017)
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Sarah Schmidt See What I Have Done Roman 2017See What I Have Done

  • Schrijfster: Sarah Schmidt  (Australië)
  • Soort boek: historische Australische thriller
  • Uitgever: Atlantic Monthly Press
  • Verschenen: 2 mei 2017
  • Omvang: 324 pagina’s
  • Uitgave: Gebonden Boek / Paperback / Ebook
  • Inhoud roman: Haunting, gripping and gorgeously written, See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt is a re-imagining of the unsolved American true crime case of the Lizzie Borden murders, for fans of burial rites and making a murderer. ‘Eerie and compelling, Sarah Schmidt breathes such life into the terrible, twisted tale of Lizzie Borden and her family, she makes it impossible to look away’ Paula HawkinsWhen her father and step-mother are found brutally murdered on a summer morning in 1892, Lizzie Borden – thirty two years old and still living at home – immediately becomes a suspect. But after a notorious trial, she is found innocent, and no one is ever convicted of the crime. Meanwhile, others in the claustrophobic Borden household have their own motives and their own stories to tell: Lizzie’s unmarried older sister, a put-upon Irish housemaid, and a boy hired by Lizzie’s uncle to take care of a problem.This unforgettable debut makes you question the truth behind one of the great unsolved mysteries, as well as exploring power, violence and the harsh realities of being a woman in late nineteenth century America.
  • Nederlandse vertaling: Kijk wat ik heb gedaan (3 juli 2017)
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Paul Theroux Mother Land Roman 2017Mother Land

  • Schrijver: Paul Theroux ♂ (Verenigde Staten)
  • Soort boek; familieroman, psychologische roman
  • Uitgever: Houghton Mifflin
  • Verschenen: 9 mei 2017
  • Omvang: 528 pagina’s
  • Uitgave: Gebonden Boek / Paperback / Ebook
  • Inhoud roman: To those in her Cape Cod town, Mother is an exemplar of piety, frugality, and hard work. To her husband and seven children, she is the selfish, petty tyrant of Mother Land. She excels at playing her offspring against each other. Her favorite, Angela, died in childbirth; only Angela really understands her, she tells the others. The others include the officious lawyer, Fred; the uproarious professor, Floyd; a pair of inseparable sisters whose devotion to Mother has consumed their lives; and JP, the narrator, a successful writer whose work she disparages. As she lives well past the age of 100, her brood struggles with and among themselves to shed her viselike hold on them.
  • Nederlandse vertaling: Moederland (20 juni 2017)
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Colm Toibin House of Names Roman 2017House of Names

  • Schrijver: Colm Tóibin ♂ (Ierland)
  • Soort boek: mythologische roman
  • Uitgever: Penguin
  • Verschenen: 18 mei 2017
  • Omvang: 272 pagina’s
  • Uitgave: Gebonden Boek / Paperback
  • Inhoud boek: ‘They cut her hair before they dragged her to the place of sacrifice. Her mouth was gagged to stop her cursing her father, her cowardly, two-tongued father. Nonetheless, they heard her muffled screams.’On the day of his daughter’s wedding, Agamemnon orders her sacrifice. His daughter is led to her death, and Agamemnon leads his army into battle, where he is rewarded with glorious victory. Three years later, he returns home and his murderous action has set the entire family – mother, brother, sister – on a path of intimate violence, as they enter a world of hushed commands and soundless journeys through the palace’s dungeons and bedchambers. As his wife seeks his death, his daughter, Electra, is the silent observer to the family’s game of innocence while his son, Orestes, is sent into bewildering, frightening exile where survival is far from certain. Out of their desolating loss, Electra and Orestes must find a way to right these wrongs of the past even if it means committing themselves to a terrible, barbarous act.House of Names is a story of intense longing and shocking betrayal. It is a work of great beauty, and daring, from one of our finest living writers.
  • Nederlandse vertaling: Het huis van de namen (17 augustus 2017)
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Man Booker Prize Winnaar 2017

Op 27 juli 2017 is de Booker Prize 2017 longlist bekend gemaakt.  Er zijn in het totaal 13 boeken geselecteerd die kans maken op de prijs. Woensdag 13 september worden de boeken bekend gemaakt die voor de shortlist van de Booker Prize 2017 zijn geselecteerd en op dinsdag 17 oktober 2017 wordt uiteindelijk de Booker Prize 2017 winnaar bekend gemaakt. Via de link is informatie te vinden van alle 13 romans die geselecteerd zijn voor de longlist…lees verder >

Bijpassende Boeken en Informatie

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