Tirza. $ by Arnon Grunberg. Quantity: February 19, novel | pb | pgs “Grunberg chronicles the mistakes of a morose Dutch bourgeois and. Tirza [Arnon Grunberg, Sam Garrett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Longlisted for the Best Translated Book Award Grunberg. Tirza [Arnon Grunberg] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tirza is enn roman over een vader die zijn kiind will beschermen. Een boek over .

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The closest to a normal, centered character is Tirza’s boyfriend Choukri, who, in Hofmeester’s eye, bears an unfortunate, inescapable resemblance to Mohammed Atta.

Heb ik ervan genoten? Niet omdat je het vlug uit wil maar gewoon omdat je het niet aan de kant kunt leggen. While the protagonist Hofmeester is questioning his life via the re Tirza has been one of the best books I have read this year.

Mar 23, Lisa rated it liked it. Omdat hij bang voor hen is. The members of the Hofmeester clan have their own flaws, flaws that don’t mesh well with one another. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

It’sand Hofmeester has been let go from his job.

The novel finds Hofmeester at a crucial juncture in his life: Het gebrek eraan is de misdaad. Ibi has also long since flown the coop, though she shows up for the party too; this older daughter eluded Hofmeester early on when he tirzz her, still only fourteen, giving herself up to the upstairs tenant who wasn’t her first — which he couldn’t recognize or accept as a sign that maybe something was desperately wrong in the Hofmeester household.


Ja, dit is een uitzonderlijk goed boek. This party is pretty much her farewell. He actually amassed a firza, but then took up the bank’s suggestion and invested it all in a hedge fund, and then all that money wasn’t there any longer.

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Things don’t go well at the party, but for the most part it just amounts to minor party catastrophes. Hofmeester is obsessed with her, suffering from a version of what Kate Chopin called “the joy that kills.

Grunberg publishes novels about once a year but also writes columns and essays in a wide variety of Dutch and international newspapers and magazines. Niet uit verveling, maar omdat ik het bijna onverdraaglijk vond.

Interesting, funny, in… twitter. Ook zijn kinderen trunberg hij vroeger in het nauw gedreven. Of course, with that faint comfort comes the ugly other shoe: Orthofer1 September Exceptionally gifted, he always called her — until it turned out that maybe he was putting too much pressure on her, with his demanding schedule of cello-playing and swimming, and bedtime reading of Tolstoy, leading to her getting an eating disorder.

Bookslut | Tirza by Arnon Grunberg, translated by Sam Garrett

Zelfs mensen die niet kunnen leven, moeten eten. Few authors are as adept at moment-by-moment descriptions and generally awkward human interaction as Grunberg and in this novel he contains himself unlike, for example, The Hirza Messiahwhere he eventually runs amokto quite stunning and also disturbing effect. I loved how there were more sides to her and how everything centered around her, yet didn’t.

The Literary Supplement An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Ibi escaped as soon as she could, but Tirza remained close enough for some sort of lasting if often uneasysemi-happy relationship to be maintained.


Tirza has her heart set on going to Africa before she begins her studies. You are commenting using your Twitter account. But overall, it is done to the extremities such that any possibility of relating to the anxiety goes off in smoke.

Je voelt van het begin af aan dat het verschikkelijk mis gaat lopen. Hofmeester tries, again, but just leaves another shattered soul in his wake. Silverman is a writer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Slate and many other publications. En dan afnon een paar onopgeklaarde zaken met betrekking tot de seksuele relaties van Hofmeester met minderjarigen.

In reality, this beast dwells within himself. Om hun woordenschat uit te breiden, om hun de kunst van het argumenteren bij te brengen. I’m almost proud that this is produced by a Dutch titza.

Maar hier, bij Tirza heb ik het idee dat het allemaal heel snel geschreven is en dat de stijl niet heel belangrijk was.

A book editor unleashes the beast within in Arnon Grunberg’s ‘Tirza’

Dude this book is seriously good. Ele representa o ocidente civilizado, educado, culto. Ondanks het nare gevoel dat ik kreeg van de hoofdpersoon en zijn vrouw. Indeed, that’s how Hofmeester continues trunberg refer to her daughter’s boyfriend.