Een jonge Amerikaan, Jonathan Safran Foer geheten, reist naar het platteland van Europa. Slechts gewapend met een vergeelde foto gaat hij op zoek naar Augustine, de vrouw die, zo is hem verteld, zijn grootvader uit de handen van de nazi's heeft gered. Vergezeld door de onvergetelijke Alex, zijn jonge Oekraïense tolk die behept is met een komisch spraakverwarrend accent, maakt Jonathan een donquich
Alles is verlicht
Jonathan Safran Foer
Peter Abelsen
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Original title
Everything is illuminated
Amsterdam: Anthos, 2012
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About Jonathan Safran Foer

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Jonathan Safran Foer (; born February 21, 1977) is an American novelist. He is known for his novels Everything Is Illuminated (2002), Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2005), Here I Am (2016), and for his non-fiction works Eating Animals (2009) and We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast (2019). He teaches creative writing at New York University.

Early life and education

Foer was born in Washington, D.C. as the son of Albert Foer, a lawyer and president of the American Antitrust Institute, and Esther Safran Foer, a child of Holocaust survivors born in Poland, who is now Senior Advisor at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue. Foer is the middle son of a Jewish family; his older brother, Franklin, is a former editor of The New Republic and his younger brother, Joshua, is the founder of Atlas Obscura. Foer was a "flamboyant" and sensi…Read more on Wikipedia