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Vissen hebben geen voeten : een familiesaga

Jón Kalman Stefánsson (author), Marcel Otten (translator)

Vissen hebben geen voeten : een familiesaga

Jón Kalman Stefánsson (author), Marcel Otten (translator)
‘Vissen hebben geen voeten' van Jon Kalman Stefánsson gaat over Ari, opgegroeid in Keflavik, een stadje dat in IJslands donkerste regio ligt. Na publicatie van twee dichtbundels en romans, en na het breken met zijn gezin, verhuist hij naar Denemarken. Voor zijn stervende vader keert hij twee jaar later terug naar het ruige landschap in het zuidoosten van IJsland. Dit is het startpunt van een verha
Subject
IJsland
Title
Vissen hebben geen voeten : een familiesaga
Author
Jón Kalman Stefánsson
Translator
Marcel Otten
Language
Dutch
Original language
Icelandic
Original title
Fiskarnir hafa enga faetur
Publisher
Amsterdam: Ambo|Anthos, 2015
317 pagina's (ePub2, 673480 bytes)
ISBN
9789026330827

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About Jón Kalman Stefánsson

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Jón Kalman Stefánsson (born 17 December 1963) is an Icelandic author.

Biography

Jón Kalman was born in Reykjavík. He grew up there and in Keflavík. From 1975 to 1982, he lived in western Iceland, where he worked in different jobs after having finished high school.

From 1986 to 1991, he studied literature at the University of Iceland, but did not pass an important exam. During this time, Stefánsson taught courses at high schools and writing articles for the Icelandic newspaper Morgunblaðið. Between 1992 and 1995, he lived off various jobs in Copenhagen, Denmark. Afterwards he returned to Iceland and worked as a librarian for the Municipal Library in Mosfellsbær. Since then he has been living as an independent author in Iceland.

In 2017 his novel fish have no feet was nominated for the Man Booker International Prize. He's been nominated for the Nordic Council's Literature Prize four times.

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