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De zon van de stervenden

Jean-Claude Izzo (author), Marijke Scholts (translator)
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Title
De zon van de stervenden
Author
Jean-Claude Izzo
Translator
Marijke Scholts
Language
Dutch
Original language
French
Original title
Le soleil des mourants
Distributor
Brussel: Luisterpunt, 2009
1 cd
Playing time
07:48
Original publisher
De Geus
Note
Nederlandse stem Stem: Vrouw
CDR
a420979

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About Jean-Claude Izzo

Jean-Claude Izzo (Marseille 20 June 1945 – Marseille 26 January 2000) was a French poet, playwright, screenwriter, and novelist who achieved sudden fame in the mid-1990s with the publication of his three neo-noir crime novels Total Chaos, Chourmo, and Solea (widely known as the Marseilles Trilogy), featuring as protagonist ex-cop Fabio Montale, and set in the author's native city of Marseille. All have been translated into English by Howard Curtis.

Jean-Claude Izzo was born on 20 June 1945 in Marseille, France. His father was an Italian immigrant from Castel San Giorgio (Province of Salerno) and his maternal grandfather was a Spanish immigrant. He excelled in school and spent much of his time at his desk writing stories and poems. But because of his "immigrant" status, he was forced into a technical school where he was taught how to operate a lathe.

In 1963, he began work in a bookstore. He also actively campaig…Read more on Wikipedia