Book review: The Republic

The Republic

The Republic
by Joost de Vries
Translated from the Dutch
by Jane Hedley-Prôle
Other Press
04/30/2019
De republiek
was first published in 2013
Fiction/Dutch literature
336 pages

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I requested The Republic months ago, as the synopsis was very attractive. The book sounded like exactly my type of books:

A gripping academic novel about deception and self-deception, ambition, the love of history as entertainment, and the hunt for the perfect enemy.

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Book review: The Death of Murat Idrissi

The Death of Murat Idrissi

The Death of Murat Idrissi
by Tommy Wieringa
Translated from the Dutch by
Sam Garrett
Scribe UK
1/10/2019
Originally published as
De dood van Murat Idrissi
in 2017
Genre: Literary Fiction
112 pages

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Of the last three books of the Man Booker International 2019 longlist I plan to present here, today is the last one I found good enough to be on my own personal shortlist. The Death of Murat Idrissi offers a powerful look at the very dramatic issues of immigration in France.

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Baudelaire’s Revenge Giveaway Winners

 

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Baudelaire's Revenge

In full compliance with FTC Guidelines,
I received this ebook for free
in exchange
for a fair and honest review.
I was in no way compensated
for this post as a reviewer,
and the thoughts are my own.
Baudelaire’s Revenge
by
Bob Van Laerhoven

Translated by Brian Doyle (from the Dutch)
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Release Date: April 15, 2014

ISBN:  978-1605985480
Pages: 268

Genre:
Historical Fiction / Historical Mystery

2007 Winner of the Hercule Poirot Prize
for Best Crime Novel

Source: Received
from the publisher for a
virtual book tour on HFVBT

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