- Stock: In Stock
- Model: Book
- Weight: 298g
- Dimensions: 20.00cm x 12.40cm x 1.70cm
- ISBN: 9789044509755
On a summer day a man and a woman start a conversation during a party. Almost immediately they are addicted to each other and they both get their lives upside down, till they start to ask themselves questions. What do they know of each other? What can you really know about another? A brilliant novel about disruption and disenchantment, the clash between cultures and politicized sexuality.
AUSTIN CLARKE wanted to flee at a young age his native island. The British training he received helped him. After completing his education, he taught at a rural school, after which he moved to Canada to study economics and political science. For his numerous novels and story collections Clarke received prestigious literary awards. With The Polished Hoe, he won not only the international Commonwealth Writers' Prize, but also the two largest Canadian literary awards, the Giller Prize and the Trillium Award.
Original title: The
Translation: Arthur de Smet
Dutch | paperback | 256 pages | Uitgeverij De Geus | Breda | 2011