Book
Dutch

De afstand die ons scheidt

Renato Cisneros (author), Jos Den Bekker (translator)
Renato Cisneros duikt diep in zijn eigen familiegeschiedenis, op zoek naar het ware verhaal van zijn vader, de beruchte ‘El gaucho’, een controversieel, machtig en gewelddadig politicus. Hij was onder meer minister van Binnenlandse Zaken tijdens de donkerste jaren van de Peruaanse geschiedenis, het regime van Francisco Morales; daarna was hij minister van Oorlog. Hoe kan Cisneros als zoon zo’n vad
Extra subject
BIO, Romans
Title
De afstand die ons scheidt
Author
Renato Cisneros 1976-
Translator
Jos Den Bekker
Language
Dutch
Original language
Spanish
Original title
La distancia que nos separa
Publisher
Amsterdam: De Geus, © 2018
428 p.
Note
Publicatie in samenwerking met Oxfam Novib
ISBN
9789044540321 (hardback)

About Renato Cisneros

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Renato Cisneros (born 1976, Lima) is a journalist and writer.

He is the son of the politician Luis Cisneros Vizquerra. He studied at the University of Lima and the University of Miami. He began his literary career as a poet, publishing his first volume of verse titled Ritual de los prójimos in 1999. He has also published four novels, including La distancia que nos separa (2015), which was a bestseller in Peru. The book won the 2017 Prix Transfuge du Meilleur Roman de Littérature Hispanique and was nominated for the Second Mario Vargas Llosa Biannual Award and for the Prix Médicis. It has been translated in English by Fionn Petch for Charco Press. Cisneros is also a regular contributor to print and broadcast media.

References

External links

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