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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Mijn leeservaring kan in drie periodes ingedeeld en samengevat worden: Want to Read saving…. The best thing, of course, is Tirza’s relationship with Hofmeester. At the end of Tirza’s party, when Hofmeester’s ruinous end is all but foretold, when the depraved man he has hidden for a lifetime has already come out, Hofmeester begs Tirza to play on the cello for him one last time.

Vergeten zal ik het waarschijnlijk niet zo snel, en dat is maar goed ook met mijn komende mondeling, maar meer dan 2 sterren kan ik dit boek niet geven.

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I loved how there were more sides to her and how everything centered around her, yet didn’t. De spanning wordt enorm opgebouwd. Loom houdt hij van zijn dochters. The one light of his life, the one person who depends on him and arnln he is devoted to, is darling Tirza.

Tirza – Arnon Grunberg

Hij trekt van hotel naar hotel en laat iedereen de foto van Tirza zien. He collapses on the floor, then into Tirza’s arms, asking, “Why does everything hurt so much? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Lists with This Book. The apple turza his eye — the name means “She will be my delight” in Hebrew — is going to celebrate and then take off for Africa with her older boyfriend.


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

Information About About Me Glossary. To ask other readers questions about Tirzaplease sign up. Open Preview See a Problem? De view spoiler [moord op zijn dochter hide spoiler ] wordt verteld alsof er iets heel anders gebeurt, en aan het einde komen we er ineens achter dat de hoofdpersoon view spoiler [geen betrouwbare verteller is en alles zelf heeft gedaan hide spoiler ]. Dan breekt de dag aan van Tirza’s en Choukri’s vertrek naar Afrika. Silverman is a writer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Slate and many other publications.

The chapters are long and they flow. The style of the Dutch writer is somewhere between Dostoevsky and Coetzee. But then Tirza, too, wanted to stake out her independence, and Hofmeester was incapable of handling it.

Tirza Arnona Grunberga to bolesny w odbiorze obraz upadku jednostki. This was a surprise! 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. Het zit zo prachtig gecomponeerd in elkaar. Als de echtgenote hem belt met de mededeling dat Tirza gevonden is en hem smeekt om terug naar Nederland te komen, neemt hij inderdaad het vliegtuig naar Amsterdam. So I was going to This book, this book.

Sex and violence lurk beneath the surface of Hofmeester’s and civilization’s decay, and even the children are less than true innocents in the narrative’s distorted lens. Tirza by Arnon Grunberg. Hoewel het verhaal meer dan boeiend is, is het voor mij net wat te lang van stof.

Inunder the heteronym Marek van der Jagt, he won the best debut prize again for his novel De geschiedenis van mijn kaalheid The History of My Baldness. Met knikkende knieen stap ik uit.

Hij wordt goed gebruikt om een beetje de verwarde geest van Hofmeester te laten zien, maar verder vond ik hem eigenlijk nogal simpel. After he returns home from the weekend expedition he can’t leave be, and insists on following the couple: Hofmeester houdt van mensen die alles eten, vooral alles wat hij bereid heeft.


He is still fairly well off, but his dreams of making his daughters’ — and especially Tirza’s — lives easier have been shattered. E’ un “A sangue freddo” raccontato dall’interno. Enorm goed geschreven, vooral waar het de rake, tragikomische dialogen betreft.

As Hofmeester arranges things — from his special cocktails to home-made sushi — and waits and waits, grrunberg then as the party itself gets rolling, Grunberg fills in the details of family life and history — sticking closely always to his hapless, hopeless protagonist.

Maar hier vond ik dat er zoveel losse eindjes waren, dat ik het onprettig vond.

Ook zijn kinderen heeft hij vroeger in het nauw gedreven. Refresh and try again. A tense, taut psycho-sexual thriller that disturbed me as it raised my heart rate like few works of this level of literary fiction have done before. Gelukkig gaat mij dat niets aan. Still, the two get along and have a strange but affectionate relationship, convincingly conveyed by Grunberg.

Of course, with that faint comfort comes the ugly other shoe: Born inthe son of a survivor of Auschwitz, he was expelled from high school. The action in Tirza takes place within a relatively short time-frame, and in it Grunberg captures perfectly what has become of this man, and how he got to this point. When his employer gives him a pair of socks in recognition of 20 years of service, he adds them to his wardrobe. I really enjoyed reading this.