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The Resource The convert : a novel, Stefan Hertmans ; translated from the Dutch by David McKay

The convert : a novel, Stefan Hertmans ; translated from the Dutch by David McKay

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The convert : a novel
Title
The convert
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Stefan Hertmans ; translated from the Dutch by David McKay
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Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • dut
  • eng
Summary
"The Middle Ages have just begun when Vigdis Adelaïs, a young woman from a prosperous French family, falls in love with David Todros, a student at the city's yeshiva, and the son of a rabbi. To be together, they must flee their city, Vigdis renouncing a life of privilege and comfort. Pursued by her father's knights and in constant danger of betrayal, the lovers embark on a dangerous journey to the south of France, only to find their brief happiness destroyed by the vicious wave of anti-Semitism that sweeps Europe with the onset of the First Crusade. Stefan Hertmans meticulously retraces Vigdis's epic journey, first across France and then beyond, to Palermo and the Middle East. Blending fact and fiction, and with immense imagination and stylistic ingenuity, he painstakingly imagines her terrible trials, bringing the Middle Ages to life, and illuminating a chaotic world of passion, hate, love, and death"--
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10843153
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hertmans, Stefan
Dewey number
839.313/64
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Dutch
LC call number
PT6466.18.E76
LC item number
B4513 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McKay, David
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Interfaith marriage
  • Crusades
  • Europe
Label
The convert : a novel, Stefan Hertmans ; translated from the Dutch by David McKay
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Publication
Note
  • Color map on liner papers
  • Originally published in the Netherlands as De bekeerlinge by De Bezige Bij, Amsterdam, in 2016. Copyright © 2016 by Stefan Hertmans. This translation originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Harvill Secker, an imprint of Vintage Publishing, a division of Penguin Random House Ltd., London, in 2019
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1107130598
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9781524747084
Lccn
2019025351
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1107130598
Label
The convert : a novel, Stefan Hertmans ; translated from the Dutch by David McKay
Publication
Note
  • Color map on liner papers
  • Originally published in the Netherlands as De bekeerlinge by De Bezige Bij, Amsterdam, in 2016. Copyright © 2016 by Stefan Hertmans. This translation originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Harvill Secker, an imprint of Vintage Publishing, a division of Penguin Random House Ltd., London, in 2019
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1107130598
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9781524747084
Lccn
2019025351
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1107130598

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