Tirza by Arnon Grunberg

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“Tirza,” the sixth of Grunberg’s novels translated into English, is grimly comic and unflinching...it is never less than enthralling.
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Jörgen Hofmeester once had it all, but recently has been abandoned by his wife, watched his oldest daughter move away, lost his publishing job, and had his savings evaporate. At least he still has Tirza, his youngest daughter. But now she's going away to Africa, from where she'll never return.

 

About Arnon Grunberg

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Arnon Grunberg is also the author of the novel "Blue Mondays," which was a bestseller in Europe. Grunberg was born and raised in Amsterdam and currently lives in New York City. He contributes widely to newspapers and magazines, including "The New York Times,"
 
Published February 19, 2013 by Open Letter. 471 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Reviewed by Scott Hutchins on May 10 2013

“Tirza,” the sixth of Grunberg’s novels translated into English, is grimly comic and unflinching...it is never less than enthralling.

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Reviewed by Jacob Silverman on Apr 11 2013

"Tirza" is a rather sober novel, but it's a formidable work.

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