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Het eind van het verhaal : roman

Lydia Davis (author), Peter Bergsma (translator)
Hoe geneest een vrouw van haar obsessie voor een man? Door de verhouding die eraan ten grondslag lag te ontrafelen en er zo orde in aan te brengen. Vol frisse moed begint de naamloze vertelster van 'Het eind van het verhaal' aan haar reconstructie. Maar gaandeweg realiseert ze zich dat de begeerde orde een illusie is. Want hoe betrouwbaar zijn onze herinneringen? En wat weten we eigenlijk over ons
Title
Het eind van het verhaal : roman
Author
Lydia Davis
Translator
Peter Bergsma
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The end of the story
Publisher
Amsterdam: Atlas Contact, 2014
ISBN
9789025443450
CloudLibrary
3h91rz9

About Lydia Davis

Lydia Davis (born July 15, 1947) is an American short story writer, novelist, essayist, and translator from French and other languages, who often writes extremely brief short stories. Davis has produced several new translations of French literary classics, including Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust and Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert.

Early life and education

Davis was born in Northampton, Massachusetts, on July 15, 1947. She is the daughter of Robert Gorham Davis, a critic and professor of English, and Hope Hale Davis, a short-story writer, teacher, and memoirist. Davis initially "studied music—first piano, then violin—which was her first love". On becoming a writer, Davis has said, "I was probably always headed to being a writer, even though that wasn't my first love. I guess I must have always wanted to write in some part of me or I wouldn't have done it." She studied at Barnard College, and at tha…Read more on Wikipedia