Een Schitterend Gebrek
Publish date: 2006
Publisher: Uitgeverij de Arbeiderspers
Pages no: 239
Edition language: Dutch
, European Literature
, Read For School
, Historical Fiction
, Dutch Literature
We are unhappy because we think that love is something we require from someone else. Our salvation depends on a simple gesture that is nonetheless the most difficult act we can perform: We must give away the thing we most long for. Not to receive but to give. There was a moment of hesitation when...
I didn't know there was an English translation of this book until I just came across it. The original title is Een Schitterend Gebrek. It was one of the books I read for Dutch literature, a while ago, and I remember there were a lot of people who liked it, but I didn't really. In Lucia's Eyes tell...
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I've always felt you should read a book in its original language if you can. This is why I abruptly stopped reading Dutch books when I was 15 and only read English, starting with Harry Potter. However, after having completed a BA in English literature, I do feel that I've neglected the literature of...
Begrijp me niet verkeerd, dit is best een goed boek. Maar ik heb er alleen niet bijzonder van genoten. Misschien ligt het aan de vele historische details, of gewoon het hele historische genre op zich. Toch, de geliefde van Giacomo Casanova aan het woord laten is een interessante keuze, ook al weet d...
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