Belgian literary sensation creates stir wth tale of cold revenge
A sensational debut novel, a dark tale of friendship and betrayal, translated now in german by Helga Van Beuningen ( S.Fisher )
Since it was first published in January Protected content , the book sold over 100.000 copies - a remarkable achievement for any debut author and an astronomical figure for a Dutch-language debut. It was the best selling novel in Flanders and the Netherlands in Protected content , the film rights were sold three days after "The Melting" appeared in the stores and nine countries have since bought the translation rights.
Critics have been unanimous in their praise for Spit's vivid prose and keen observations. Much has been made in local media about the graphic nature of some of the scenes , and Spit herself admits parts of the book are "quite intense" ( AFP)
Quite a lot of reasons to come and meet Lize Spit on september 12th....
The actress Lucia Schulz will be reading, the journalist Marija Bakker will be the moderator.
READING WILL BE IN GERMAN .
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