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Reservoir 13

Jon McGregor (author), Marijke Versluys (translator)
Het is midden in de winter. Een tienermeisje wordt vermist in de heuvels in het hart van Engeland. De dorpsbewoners, die zijn opgeroepen om deel te nemen aan de zoektocht, waaieren uit over de heide. De politie zet wegversperringen neer en een groep verslaggevers treedt het gewoonlijk zo stille dorp binnen. Ondertussen gaat het werk gewoon door: koeien moeten gemolken worden, hekken gerepareerd, s
Title
Reservoir 13
Author
Jon McGregor
Translator
Marijke Versluys
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Reservoir 13
Publisher
Amsterdam: Nieuw Amsterdam, 2018
1 digitaal bestand
Note
Wordt vervolgd door The reservoir tapes
ISBN
9789046823156

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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 then 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).

Career

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