1746: De charmante Mr. Smith komt aan in New York met een wisselbrief van 1000 Britse ponden, een astronomisch hoog bedrag. Wie is hij en hoe komt hij aan dat geld? Het New York van die tijd is een dorp vergeleken bij het tien keer zo grote Londen, en hij wordt nauwlettend in de gaten gehouden. Algauw wordt hij opgenomen in de Brits-Nederlandse upperclass. Hij gaat mee naar de kerk, laat
Title
Gouden bergen
Author
Francis Spufford
Translator
Inger Limburg Lucie Van Rooijen
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Golden hill
Publisher
[Amsterdam]: Nieuw Amsterdam, 2017
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789046822395
CloudLibrary
3fk74g9

Other formats:

Other languages:

About Francis Spufford

Francis Spufford FRSL (born 1964) is an English author and teacher of writing whose career has seen him shift gradually from non-fiction to fiction. His first novel Golden Hill received critical acclaim and numerous prizes including the Costa Book Award for a first novel, the Desmond Elliott Prize and the Ondaatje Prize. In 2007 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

Early life

Spufford was born in 1964. He is the son of the late social historian Professor Margaret Spufford (1935–2014) and the late economic historian Professor Peter Spufford (1934–2017). He studied English literature at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, gaining a BA in 1985.

Career

He was Chief Publisher's Reader from 1987–1990 for Chatto & Windus.

Spufford was a Royal Literary Fund fellow at Anglia Ruskin University from 2005 to 2007, and since 2008 has taught at Goldsmiths College in Lond…Read more on Wikipedia