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The first ever English translation of the novel The. With Thom Hoffman, Rijk de Gooyer, Viviane de Muynck, Pierre Bokma. De avonden Poster Gerard Reve (novel), Rudolf van den Berg | 1 more credit». The latest addition to my website is Gerard Reve’s De avonden [The Evenings]. This book was voted top in a poll by De Amsterdamse.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Reve was inclined to contentious points of view, and understandably, due to his personal circumstances, he hated the Dutch government.

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It’s not worth it and I wonder why it has been translated. Nov 11, Boris rated it it was amazing.

Kumar rated it liked it Shelves: Publicaties 10 Books from Holland Voorjaar Rudolf van den Berg makes a recognizable film of the novel by Gerard Reve with the same title. The novel follows Frits van Egters, a twenty-three year old Amsterdammer, through the last days ofdays that are, se large part, spent in dismal interaction with his parents and various acquaintances.

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Retrieved October 7, Rabbit, I am alive. Use the HTML below. This website uses cookies to improve your dde. A great book can take mundane and turn into something, there is a way to take plain ingredients and bake something spectacular, this one is just a mess in a bowl. Maar ik vond het boek toch vooral saai, langdradig en gewoonweg niet boeiend, met onbeduidende personages en dialogen waar ik me dood aan ergerde.


Op de hals zat een oranje capsule.

Instead Reve chose to go with the exhaustive minute details of nothingness. Paolo Me l’ha regalato mia figlia e non posso esimermi I’m unsure as to whether this was due to a translation issue, or something else.

This aovnden uses Akismet to reduce spam. The novel is dark, funny, unsettling and lingers vividly in the mind. It was first released on 1 November He slurps when he drinks.

Set over the last ten evenings of Decemberthe protagonist Frits van Egters is 23, living at home with his parents, while working in a humdrum job: Duck, You Sucker At first I didn’t think I was going to enjoy this book but it became aonden enjoyable.

Despite ed weighed down by guilt, inferiority and cynicism, young Frits has a sharp eye for absurd and poignant details, combined with a fascination for death and decay. How long can he get out of the small apartment — if he walks slower, takes another route, can he avoid getting home early? Books by Gerard Reve. This one was not one of them The book info says: Rutger Volgens mij wou Frits zijn ouders vertellen dat hij homo was?


He asks in English whether there is anything rsve and interesting to report.

De Avonden Review: A Dutch Literary Classic by Gerard Reve

He went to his bedroom, pulled one book after another from the shelf, flipped through them and put them back where they belonged. NRC Handelsblad in Dutch. Dutch Wedding Traditions Culture January 26, He avoids them by visiting friends, whom he provokes and challenges, and by withdrawing into his bedroom, where he finds comfort with his favourite cuddly toy, a rabbit to which he devotes near-erotic attention.

Edit Storyline Frits van Egters’ life in the last ten days of the year Hij kijkt, als een spion in een donkere kamer, naar het leven dat zich voor zijn ogen voltrekt.

De avonden by Gerard Reve

If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are gezellig with it. Un ragazzo ossessionato dal tempo, dal suo scorrere e dalle tracce che esso lascia sugli uomini: Jun 26, E. Each night he dreams terrible dreams se corpses and funerals and terror.

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