Het woord voor rood

Jon McGregor (author), Manon Smits (translator)

Wanneer een research expeditie in Antarctica misloopt, zijn de gevolgen ingrijpend - voor de deelnemers én voor hun families.
Robert 'Doc' Wright zou opheldering moeten kunnen geven over het ongeluk, maar hij is na terugkomst niet langer in staat om te communiceren zoals hij dat gewend is. Terwijl zijn vrouw Anna worstelt met haar nieuwe rol als mantelzorger, moet Robert een hele nieuwe ma

Het woord voor rood
Jon McGregor
Manon Smits
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Original title
Lean fall stand
[Amsterdam]: Nieuw Amsterdam, copyright 2022
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About Jon McGregor

Jon McGregor (born 1976) is a British novelist and short story writer. In 2002, his first novel was longlisted for the Booker Prize, making him the youngest ever contender. His second and fourth novels were longlisted for the Booker Prize in 2006 and 2017 respectively. In 2012, his third novel, Even the Dogs, was awarded the International Dublin Literary Award. The New York Times has labelled him a "wicked British writer".

Early life

Born in Bermuda, McGregor was raised in the UK. He grew up in Norwich and Thetford, Norfolk. He attended City College Norwich sixth form and then studied for a degree in Media Technology and Production at Bradford University. In his final year there he contributed a series entitled "Cinema 100" to the anthology Five Uneasy Pieces (Pulp Faction).


Having moved to Nottingham (where he now lives), he wro…Read more on Wikipedia