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Hamsters in je hersenen

Joachim Meyerhoff (author), Jan Bert Kanon (translator)
Joachim Meyerhoff is eenenvijftig als hij opeens een beroerte krijgt. Van een man die midden in het leven staat, verandert hij plotseling in een patiënt op de intensive care. Meyerhoff gebruikt zijn spitsvondige observaties en humor om woorden te geven aan hoe het is als je lichaam je (tijdelijk) in de steek laat. Hij vertelt over de absurde incidenten en de ontmoetingen met medepatiënten, een ind
Title
Hamsters in je hersenen
Author
Joachim Meyerhoff
Translator
Jan Bert Kanon
Language
Dutch
Original language
German
Original title
Hamster im hinteren Stromgebiet
Publisher
Amsterdam: Signatuur, 2022
317 p.
ISBN
9789056727024 (paperback)
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About Joachim Meyerhoff

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Joachim Philipp Maria Meyerhoff (born 1967 in Homburg) is a German actor, director, and writer.

Life

Joachim Meyerhoff is the youngest son of Hermann Meyerhoff, who was the director of the psychiatric clinic in Hesterberg, Schleswig-Holstein, since 1972. The director's house was on the grounds of the clinic. Joachim spent his childhood with two older brothers on the clinic grounds in Schleswig-Holstein. At 17, he spent a year in Laramie, Wyoming. During this time, his middle brother was killed in an automobile accident. After his return, Joachim Meyerhoff completed his high school studies (Abitur) and would have performed his compulsory community service as a swimming-pool supervisor at the Rechts der Isar Hospital in Munich. Instead, he completed his training as an actor between 1989 and 1992 at the Otto Falckenberg School of the Performing Arts in Munich. After commitments at the Staatstheater Kassel, …Read more on Wikipedia

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