‘De Loney is niet zozeer goed, het is geweldig. Het is literatuur van formaat.’ Stephen King De ontdekking van een kinderlijkje aan de stormachtige Engelse kust van Lancashire dwingt Smith, de verteller van dit verhaal, terug te denken aan de pelgrimsreis die hij in 1976 met zijn ouders en geestelijk gehandicapte broer Hanny ondernam naar dat kustgebied, dat daar de Loney wordt genoemd. De bewon
Title
De Loney
Author
Andrew Michael Hurley
Translator
Bart Kraamer
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The loney
Publisher
Amsterdam: Prometheus, 2015
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ISBN
9789044629859

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About Andrew Michael Hurley

Andrew Michael Hurley (born 1975) is a British writer whose debut novel, The Loney, was published in a limited edition of 278 copies on 1 October 2014 by Tartarus Press and was published under Hodder and Stoughton's John Murray imprint in 2015 (ISBN 9781473619821). He was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's Open Book programme "British Gothic" in October 2015.

The Loney has been reviewed in The Guardian and The Telegraph. It is set in the area of Morecambe Bay in north west England, described in the text as "that strange nowhere between the Wyre and the Lune". Hurley has said that the novel's two starting points were "to write a kind of dark version of the Nativity [...] and exploring ideas of faith and belief" and "various wild, lonely places on the north west coast of Lancashire [...] a sense of imminent menace or dormant power lying just under the sand and the water". It is the winner of the 2015 Costa Book Awards First Novel Awa…Read more on Wikipedia