Sie haben noch keinen tolino eReader? Jetzt informieren.

In the Beginning Was the Sea

Death in paradise: sea, sex and a sinister downward spiral on a Caribbean islandThe young intellectuals J. and Elena abandon the parties, the drinking and the money of the city, and start a new life on a remote tropical coast. Among mango trees, hot sands and everlasting sunshine, they plan to live the Good Life, self-sufficient and close to nature.But with each day come small defeats and imperceptible dramas. Gradually paradise turns into hell, as brutal weather, mounting debts, the couple's brittle relationship, and the sea itself threaten to destroy them.Based on a true story, In the Beginning Was the Sea is a dramatic and searingly ironic account of the disastrous encounter of the imagined life with reality - a satire of hippyism, ecological fantasies, and of the very idea that man can control fate.Tomás Gonzáles was born in 1950 in Medellín, Colombia. He studied Philosophy before becoming a barman in a Bogotá nightclub, whose owner published In the Beginning Was the Sea, his first novel, in 1983. González has lived in Miami and New York, where he wrote much of his work while making a living as a translator. After twenty years in the US, he returned to Colombia, where he now lives. His books have been translated into six languages. In the Beginning Was the Sea is González's first book to be published in English.
Portrait
Tomás González (b. 1950 in Medellin, Colombia) studied philosophy, then became barman in a Bogotá nightclub, whose owner published González's In the Beginning Was the Sea (translated into German, French and now for the first time into English) in 1983. He also lived in Miami and New York, where he wrote much of his work, while making a living as a translator. After twenty years in the US, he returned to Colombia where he now lives. His many novels include La Storia de Horacio (translated into French) and La Luz Difficil (translated into German, French and Dutch). Frank Wynne is an Irish translator and writer. His translation of Frédéric Beigbeder's Windows on the World won the 2005 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. He has also won the 2008 Scott Moncrieff Translation Prize for translation from the French and the 2012 Premio Valle Inclán for Spanish Translation.
… weiterlesen

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Format ePUB i
Kopierschutz kopiergeschützt
Seitenzahl 176, (Printausgabe)
Erscheinungsdatum 31.07.2014
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9781782271116
Verlag Pushkin Press
eBook
12,99
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort per Download lieferbar
In der Cloud verfügbar
Per E-Mail verschenken i

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 46057399
    4 3 2 1
    von Paul Auster
    eBook
    7,49
  • 92493583
    Ganz tief drin (Ein Liebe am Spielfeldrand Football-Roman, #3)
    von Virna DePaul
    eBook
    4,99
  • 70425805
    Begin Again
    von Mona Kasten
    eBook
    9,99
  • 46675775
    This Was a Man
    von Jeffrey Archer
    eBook
    7,49
  • 32211347
    The Handmaid's Tale
    von Margaret Atwood
    eBook
    8,49
  • 44979655
    Swing Time
    von Zadie Smith
    (7)
    eBook
    10,99
  • 43886169
    Cometh the Hour
    von Jeffrey Archer
    eBook
    7,49
  • 38490532
    Be Careful What You Wish For
    von Jeffrey Archer
    eBook
    5,49
  • 90375386
    The Lost Plot
    von Genevieve Cogman
    eBook
    8,49
  • 34786862
    Best Kept Secret
    von Jeffrey Archer
    eBook
    3,99
  • 57909138
    Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
    von Gail Honeyman
    eBook
    9,99
  • 74465057
    Little Fires Everywhere
    von Celeste Ng
    eBook
    7,49
  • 40402949
    Mightier than the Sword
    von Jeffrey Archer
    eBook
    6,49
  • 40006432
    A Little Life
    von Hanya Yanagihara
    eBook
    16,49
  • 55861796
    The History of Bees
    von Maja Lunde
    eBook
    14,26
  • 42620568
    Everything I Never Told You
    von Celeste Ng
    eBook
    5,49
  • 72020008
    The Scotch Royals
    von Penelope Sky
    eBook
    5,96
  • 47790671
    An Outlander Collection
    von Diana Gabaldon
    eBook
    9,99
  • 39549407
    After
    von Anna Todd
    eBook
    8,14
  • 45778775
    The One That Got Away
    von Melissa Pimentel
    eBook
    6,99

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

In the Beginning Was the Sea - Tomás Gonzáles

In the Beginning Was the Sea

von Tomás Gonzáles

eBook
12,99
+
=
My Not So Perfect Life - Sophie Kinsella

My Not So Perfect Life

von Sophie Kinsella

(6)
eBook
3,99
+
=

für

16,98

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen