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Nimwegen, Arjaan van 1947-

Overview
Works: 88 works in 151 publications in 2 languages and 2,492 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  History  Thrillers (Fiction)  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Bildungsromans  Fictional autobiographies  Novels  Epistolary fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Illustrator, Correspondent, Recipient, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR9619.4.A35, 813.6
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Publications about Arjaan van Nimwegen
Publications by Arjaan van Nimwegen
Most widely held works by Arjaan van Nimwegen
The goldfinch by Donna Tartt( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in Dutch and held by 155 libraries worldwide
"The author of the classic bestsellers The Secret History and The Little Friend returns with a brilliant, highly anticipated new novel. A young boy in New York City, Theo Decker, miraculously survives an accident that takes the life of his mother. Alone and abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by a friend's family and struggles to make sense of his new life. In the years that follow, he becomes entranced by one of the few things that reminds him of his mother: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the art underworld. Composed with the skills of a master, The Goldfinch is a haunted odyssey through present-day America, and a drama of almost unbearable acuity and power. It is a story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the enormous power of art"--
The Son by Philipp Meyer( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Dutch and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Kroniek van zes generaties van een Texaanse familie, vanaf de stichting van Texas in 1836 tot heden
Dictator by Robert Harris( Book )
3 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in Dutch and held by 128 libraries worldwide
De Romeinse politicus en redenaar Cicero wordt in 58 v. Chr. verbannen uit Rome. Wat volgt zijn vijftien turbulente jaren tot aan Cicero's dood in 43 v. Chr
Manhattan Beach : a novel by Jennifer Egan( Book )
1 edition published in 2017 in Dutch and held by 127 libraries worldwide
De zoektocht van een jonge vrouw in Brooklyn tijdens Tweede Wereldoorlog, die zich heeft opgewerkt als eerste vrouwelijke duikster in de Brooklyn Naval Yard, naar het lot van haar verdwenen vader
Aquarium by David Vann( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in Dutch and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Als een alleenstaande moeder achter de identiteit van de oude man komt die haar 12-jarige dochter iedere dag na schooltijd in het Seattle Aquarium ontmoet, worden oude wonden uit haar jeugd opengereten en raakt de relatie tussen moeder en dochter ernstig verstoord
The white tiger : a novel by Aravind Adiga( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Dutch and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Een arme Indiase jongeman kan de verleiding van het grote geld niet weerstaan
Caribou Island : a novel by David Vann( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Dutch and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Door haar herinneringen aan de zelfdoding van haar moeder is een vrouw van middelbare leeftijd niet langer in staat de schijn van een goed huwelijk op te houden tegenover haar man en kinderen, wat escaleert tijdens hun verblijf in een hut in Alaska
American rust by Philipp Meyer( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Dutch and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Twee jonge Amerikanen uit een mijnstadje willen in Californië een nieuw leven beginnen, maar hun 'American dream' spat uit elkaar als ze uit zelfverdediging een zwerver doden
Last man in tower : a novel by Aravind Adiga( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Dutch and held by 93 libraries worldwide
A riveting story of money and power, luxury and deprivation, set in the booming city of Mumbai. Real estate developer Dharmen Shah rose from nothing to create an empire and hopes to seal his legacy with a building named the Shanghai, which promises to be one of the city's most elite addresses. He offers a generous buyout to the residents of Vishram Society's Tower A, a once respectable, now crumbling apartment building. But one resident-- Masterji-- refuses to abandon the building he has long called home
The illegal : a novel by Lawrence Hill( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in Dutch and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Een talentvolle langeafstandloper die zijn dictatoriale vaderland is ontvlucht, probeert een leven op te bouwen in een welvarend land dat echter een hard beleid voert tegenover vluchtelingen
Dirt : a novel by David Vann( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in Dutch and held by 81 libraries worldwide
The year is 1985, and twenty-two-year-old Galen, a New Age believer, lives with his emotionally dependent mother in a suburb of Sacramento, surviving on the family trust fund--old money that his aunt and seventeen-year-old cousin are determined to get their hands on. When the family takes a trip to a cabin near South Lake Tahoe, tensions cause Galen to discover the shocking truth of just how far he will go to attain the transcendence he craves
Goud roem citrus : roman by Claire Vaye Watkins( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in Dutch and held by 77 libraries worldwide
In een volledig uitgedroogd Californisch langschap ontfermen voormalig model Luz en gedeserteerde soldaat Ray zich over een verwaarloosd kind en zoeken in een dystopisch duinlandschap naar betere levensomstandigheden
Between the assassinations by Aravind Adiga( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Dutch and held by 69 libraries worldwide
In this short story collection set in the Indian city of Kittur sometime between the assassination of Indira Gandhi in 1984 and that of her son Rajiv in 1991, Adiga creates a cast of characters--from a twelve-year old boy to a Marxist-Maoist Party member--who are immersed in class struggles and their own personal denouements
A gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles( Book )
1 edition published in 2017 in Dutch and held by 60 libraries worldwide
""In all ways a great novel, a nonstop pleasure brimming with charm, personal wisdom, and philosophic insight.this book more than fulfills the promise of Towles' stylish debut, Rules of Civility."--Kirkus Reviews (starred) From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility--a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel With his breakout debut novel, Rules of Civility, Amor Towles established himself as a master of absorbing, sophisticated fiction, bringing late 1930s Manhattan to life with splendid atmosphere and a flawless command of style. Readers and critics were enchanted; as NPR commented, "Towles writes with grace and verve about the mores and manners of a society on the cusp of radical change." A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in another elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the count is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel's doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him a doorway into a much larger world of emotional discovery. Brimming with humor, a glittering cast of characters, and one beautifully rendered scene after another, this singular novel casts a spell as it relates the count's endeavor to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a man of purpose"--
Over de Vos Reinaert, door Willem (die Madoc maakte) gevolgd door Reinaerts geschiedenis, waarin zijn latere lotgevallen zijn opgetekend by Willem( Book )
12 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Tweetalige editie van de 13e-eeuwse versie van "Van den vos Reynaerde" en vertaling van de 14e-eeuwse "Reinaerts historie."
Onder het dal by Arjaan van Nimwegen( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in Dutch and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Rond 1830 willen twee bevriende oud-studenten in het zuidelijkste Limburg een kolonie stichten om beschaving te brengen
Burengeruchten by Arjaan van Nimwegen( Book )
2 editions published in 2017 in Dutch and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Als zijn moeder overlijdt en zijn vader vertrekt, woont Thomas samen met zijn oudere zus in het grote herenhuis en raakt hij steeds verder in geestelijk verval
Bright air black by David Vann( Book )
2 editions published in 2017 in Dutch and held by 52 libraries worldwide
In de 13e eeuw v.Chr. doodt tovenares Medea haar broer en verraadt haar vader om voor de Griekse held Jason het Gulden Vlies te veroveren. Moderne hervertelling van Euripides' toneelstuk
A brief history of seven killings : a novel by Marlon James( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in Dutch and held by 44 libraries worldwide
On December 3, 1976, just before the Jamaican general election and two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert, gunmen stormed his house, machine guns blazing. The attack nearly killed the Reggae superstar, his wife, and his manager, and injured several others. Marley would go on to perform at the free concert on December 5, but he left the country the next day, not to return for two years. Spanning decades and continents and peopled with a wide range of characters -- assassins, journalists, drug dealers, and even ghosts -- A Brief History of Seven Killings is the fictional exploration of that dangerous and unstable time and its bloody aftermath, from the streets and slums of Kingston in the 70s, to the crack wars in 80s New York, to a radically altered Jamaica in the 90s
 
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Alternative Names
Jongerius Margreet 1947-....
N., A. v., 1947-
Nivêgenus, Aryâna vae 1947-
Van Nimwegen, Arjaan
Van Nimwegen Arjaan 1947-....
Languages
Dutch (42)
English (1)
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