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De tovenaar : roman over Thomas Mann

Colm Tóibín (author), Lette Vos (translator)
Lübeck, omstreeks 1900. De jonge Thomas Mann houdt zijn artistieke ambities verborgen voor zijn conservatieve vader, en zijn homoseksuele verlangens voor de hele wereld. Hij trouwt met Katia, dochter van een steenrijke joodse familie uit München, en krijgt zes kinderen met haar. Ze groeien uit tot de beroemdste familie van hun tijd. De opkomst van Hitler dwingt hen tot ballingschap in Zwitserland,
Title
De tovenaar : roman over Thomas Mann
Author
Colm Tóibín
Translator
Lette Vos
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The magician
Publisher
Amsterdam: De Geus, copyright 2021
581 p.
ISBN
9789044545302 (hardback)

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About Colm Tóibín

Colm Tóibín (Irish: [ˈkɔl̪ˠəmˠ t̪ˠoːˈbʲiːnʲ], approximately KUL-əm toh-BEEN; born 30 May 1955) is an Irish novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, journalist, critic, and poet.

Tóibín is currently the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University in Manhattan and succeeded Martin Amis as professor of creative writing at the University of Manchester. He was appointed Chancellor of the University of Liverpool in 2017.

Tóibín was called "a champion of minorities" by Arts Council director Mary Cloake as Tóibín collected the 2011 Irish PEN Award. That same year John Naughton, of The Observer, included Tóibín in his list of Britain's three hundred "public figures leading our cultural discourse" — despit…Read more on Wikipedia

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