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Dutch

De verhalenvertelster

Daniel Picouly (author), Davida van Dijke (translator)

Sage werkt in een bakkerij. Ze raakt bevriend met Josef, een aardige oude man die vaak met zijn hondje door de buurt wandelt. Tot de dag dat hij haar een foto van zichzelf laat zien in SS-uniform, vertelt dat hij wil sterven en haar
vraagt hem daarbij te helpen. Sage weigert. Haar grootmoeder, Minka, met wie ze een sterke band heeft, is een overlevende van de Holocaust. Ooit was Minka een

Title
De verhalenvertelster
Author
Daniel Picouly
Translator
Davida van Dijke
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The storyteller
Publisher
Amsterdam: The House of Books, 2022
480 p.
Publication date
01-01-2022
ISBN
9789044357981 (paperback)

Availability in Flemish libraries

About Daniel Picouly

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Daniel Picouly (born 21 October 1948 in Villemomble) is a French writer.

He was raised in a family of 13 children. His parents were born in the French overseas territory of Martinique. He became a professor of economics in Paris.

In 1992 he published his first novel, The Light of fools, with the help of Daniel Pennac. He had a great success in 1995, with The Field of people. In this book, as in many others, he recounts his childhood in a novel. He played himself in the film Imposture (2005).

He was the host of a cultural program on France 5, Café Picouly. From September 2008 to June 2009, he presented Café littéraire on France 2, before returning to France 5 in September 2009 with its Café Picouly.

He is a jury member on Le Prince Maurice and RFO prizes.

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