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De acht bergen

Paolo Cognetti (author), Yond Boeke (translator), Patty Krone (translator)

De acht bergen

Paolo Cognetti (author), Yond Boeke (translator), Patty Krone (translator)
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Pietro is een stadsjongen uit Milaan. Zijn vader is scheikundige, en gefrustreerd door zijn werk in een fabriek. Zijn ouders delen een liefde voor de bergen, dat is waar ze elkaar ontmoetten, waar ze verliefd werden en waar ze trouwden in een kerkje aan de voet van de berg. Door deze gedeelde passie kan hun relatie voortbestaan, zelfs wanneer tragische gebeurtenissen plaatsvinden. Het stadsleven v
Title
De acht bergen
Other title
De 8 bergen
Author
Paolo Cognetti
Translator
Yond Boeke Patty Krone
Language
Dutch
Original language
Italian
Original title
Le otto montagne
Publisher
Amsterdam: De Bezige Bij, 2017
181 p. (ePub2)
ISBN
9789023475682

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About Paolo Cognetti

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Paolo Cognetti (Milan, January 27, 1978) is an Italian writer. He started studying mathematics at university, but quit to enroll at Milan's film-making school Civica Scuola di Cinema «Luchino Visconti», where he graduated in 1999. He taught himself American literature and started directing documentaries in 2004, especially about social, political and literary topics. His first work as a writer was the short story Fare ordine, which won the Premio Subway−Letteratura. He loves New York City, which has become the main subject of some of his documentaries. His other passion is the mountain, where he likes to spend a few months alone every year. In 2016, he published his first novel Le otto montagne (The Eight Mountains, English translation by Simon Carnell and Erica Segre for Atria Books, 2018), which granted him the Premio Strega 2017, Italy′s most prestigious literary award, as well as various international awards, such as the Prix Médicis étranger,…Read more on Wikipedia