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Tirza by Arnon Grunberg

Mensen die niet kunnen praten, moeten eten. Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. Tirza also plans to go with her boyfriend, whom her father has never met. Je wordt er ongemakkelijk van maar toch wil je verder. Aangekomen in de Van Eeghenstraat wordt hij besprongen door grunbert en journalisten.

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Het leest heel makkelijk, dat is waar, maar bij mij komt de vraag toch weer boven: Tirza is both a clear grunbeeg dark representation of what people inflict upon themselves and thus upon one another. In his youth Hofmeester toyed with the idea of doing away with love — a concept as outmoded as god, he thought. Grunberg won the Anton Wachterprijs, a Dutch prize for a tirz novel, and won the award again six arno later for another novel, “The Story of My Baldness,” which he published under a pseudonym.


The one light of his life, the one person who depends on him and whom he is devoted to, is darling Tirza. To ask other readers questions about Tirzaplease sign up. Enfin is het een goed boek?

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Sex and violence lurk beneath the surface of Hofmeester’s and civilization’s decay, and even the children are less than true innocents in the narrative’s agnon lens. Thomasa curious in every sense of the word young man who always judges books by their covers Where: Zo stelt hij zijn echtgenote en Ibi gerust.

Ik zou niet weten aan wie ik dit bizar boek kan aanraden. After the Party section, I lost my attention a little at the journey of Hofmeester in the desert until a definite point that I cannot talk about here since I don’t wish to give spoilers.

It has it’s elements of course – the anxiety of a modern father, the discomfort of being an un gratifying husband, all put out too well.

Grunberg made his literary debut in with the novel Blauwe maandagen Blue Mondayswhich won the Dutch prize for the best debut novel t Arnon Yasha Yves Arnon Grunberg is a Dutch writer. It’s the story of Jorgen Hofmeester, an editor at a publishing house in his late 50s, whose life is unraveling. Ele afnon o ocidente civilizado, educado, culto. Vergeten zal ik het waarschijnlijk niet zo snel, en dat is maar goed ook met mijn komende mondeling, maar meer dan 2 sterren kan ik dit boek niet geven.

Now I agree, there are some weaker points in the story, such as the pale grjnberg of Tirza herself for obvious reasons or the metamorphosis of the wife from bitch to dedicated wifeand also the decisive turn in the plot is not entirely unexpected. Uitgelezen, met verbazing arnpn afschuw.


Oct 28, Marije rated it liked it. Tirza by Arnon Grunberg.

A book editor unleashes the beast within in Arnon Grunberg’s ‘Tirza’

Apr 21, Marjolein rated it it was ok Shelves: Het zit zo prachtig gecomponeerd in elkaar. The plot builds from its recursive, minimal setting, with Hofmeester’s party preparations filled with reminiscence and self examination, into a painfully exhilarating and embarrassing climax when the guests arrive.

The apple of his eye — the name means “She will be my delight” in Hebrew — is going to celebrate and then take off for Africa with her older boyfriend. Een van de boekgrrls zegt in de samenvatting op de site: I guess that’s because his feelings are described very well.

Dankzij een uitgekiend financieel beleid woont hij op stand: Tirza is geslaagd voor haar eindexamen gymnasium en gaat een reis naar Afrika maken.

Ibi escaped as soon as she could, but Tirza remained close enough for some sort of lasting if often uneasysemi-happy relationship to be maintained.