Hardback The melting / Lize Spit ; translated by Kristen Gehrman.
Publication year: 2021
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1509838686 9781509838684 (hbk.) :
Translated from the Dutch.
Revenge is a dish best eaten cold. This phenomenal Flemish international bestseller tells of a young woman's return to the small town where she suffered as a child and the payback she demands there. 'Challenging and disturbing, The Melting is an incredibly cruel fable about friendship and adolescence . . . Spit knows no fear. It is we, the readers, that are left trembling.' - Lela Slimani, author of LullabyEva can trace the route to Pim's farm with her eyes closed, even though she has not been to Bovenmeer for many years. There she grew up among the rape fields and dairy farms. There lies also the root of all their grief.Eva was one of three children born in her small Flemish town in 1988. Growing up alongside the boys Laurens and Pim, Eva sought refuge from her loveless family life in the company of her two friends. But with adolescence came a growing awareness of their burgeoning sexuality. Driven by their newly found desires, the children begin a game that will have serious and v
Original title: Smelt. English
400 pages ; 22 cm