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

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

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The convert : a novel
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The convert
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a novel
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Stefan Hertmans ; translated from the Dutch by David McKay
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  • 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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Hertmans, Stefan
Dewey number
839.313/64
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT6466.18.E76
LC item number
B4513 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1973-
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McKay, David
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  • Interfaith marriage
  • Crusades
  • Europe
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The convert : a novel, Stefan Hertmans ; translated from the Dutch by David McKay, (electronic resource)
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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
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online resource
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781524747091
Lccn
2019025352
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
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27019ca2-0667-4109-9a26-8bf892bba20d
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remote
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(OCoLC)1107128677
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The convert : a novel, Stefan Hertmans ; translated from the Dutch by David McKay, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
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
online resource
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781524747091
Lccn
2019025352
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
27019ca2-0667-4109-9a26-8bf892bba20d
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1107128677

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