Heaven


Engels | 02-06-2022 | 192 pages

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'Mieko Kawakami is a genius' - Naoise Dolan, author of Exciting Times From the bestselling author of Breasts and Eggs and international literary sensation Mieko Kawakami, comes a sharp and illuminating novel about a fourteen-year-old boy subjected to relentless bullying. In Heaven, a fourteen-year old boy is tormented for having a lazy eye. Instead of resisting, he chooses to suffer in silence. The only person who understands what he is going through is a female classmate, Kojima, who experiences similar treatment at the hands of her bullies. Providing each other with immeasurable consolation at a time in their lives when they need it most, the two young friends grow closer than ever. But what, ultimately, is the nature of a friendship when your shared bond is terror? Unflinching yet tender, sharply observed, intimate and multi-layered, this simple yet profound novel stands as yet another dazzling testament to Mieko Kawakami’s uncontainable talent. There can be little doubt that it has cemented her reputation as one of the most important young authors at work today. TIME's 100 Must-Read Books of 2021. 'An expertly told, deeply unsettling tale of adolescent violence' - Vogue



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    EAN :9781509898251
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    Uitgever :Veltman Distributie Import Books
    Verschijningsdatum :  02-06-2022
    Formaat :Paperback / softback
    Taal :Engels
    Hoogte :131 mm
    Breedte :198 mm
    Dikte :13 mm
    Gewicht :133 gr
    Voorraad : Bestelbaar
    Aantal bladzijden :192