By Niña Weijers,Hester Velmans
An awesome online game of mirrors. […] unique and promising.
2014 Anton Wachter Prize for most sensible First Novel
Golden booklet Owl Reader's selection Award
Opzij Feminist Literature Prize
2014 Lucy B. & C.W. van der Hoogt Prize.
MEET MINNIE PANIS, a tender and proficient conceptual artist navigating amorous affairs, her unforeseen luck within the artwork global, and her dating with an emotionally far-off mom. After surviving a near-death event falling in the course of the ice in the course of her final art, Minnie starts to discover the reality in the back of her untimely start with the aid of the health practitioner who saves her life—as it turns out—twice. moving into his health facility, whose motto is All the fish wishes is to wander away within the water, Minnie arrives on the border of life’s ebb, the place significant artwork and revelations take place. An intimate, frequently funny exploration of the intertwining cycles of loss of life, rebirth and accident, The Consequences is a Bildungsroman that echoes some distance past the final page.
Niña Weijers’ awesome, creative novel depicts a latest conceptual artist on the peak of her reputation, whose blasé artwork venture has accidental consequences. Weijers invokes Kurt Vonnegut throughout the narrative, and this novel stocks Vonnegut’s experience of the way issues might be at the same time actual and absurd. video clips and books notoriously fail to trap the social and non secular surroundings of the modern paintings international, yet Weijers nails it. Her ebook is fantastically written, extraordinary and infrequently profound.
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