Marieke Lucas Rijneveld


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in Nieuwendijk, Netherlands
April 20, 1991

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Marieke Lucas Rijneveld grew up in a Reformed farming family in North Brabant (NL) before moving to Utrecht. One of the greatest new voices in Dutch literature, their first poetry collection, Calfskin, was awarded the C. Buddingh’ Prize for best poetry debut in 2015, with newspaper de Volkskrant naming them literary talent of the year. In 2018, Atlas Contact published their first novel, The Discomfort of Evening, which won the prestigious ANV Debut Prize and was a national bestseller. Alongside their writing career, Rijneveld works on a dairy farm.

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The Discomfort of Evening

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3.49 avg rating — 10,295 ratings — published 2018 — 32 editions
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Mijn lieve gunsteling

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Kalfsvlies

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Fantoommerrie

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Nu. 10 dichters

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“I’ve discovered that there are two ways of losing your belief: some people lose God when they find themselves; some people lose God when they lose themselves.”
Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, The Discomfort of Evening

“Lots of people want to run away, but the ones who really do rarely announce it beforehand: they just go.”
Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, De avond is ongemak

“Als iemand dichtbij staat of ligt krijg ik het gevoel dat ik iets moet bekennen, dat ik mij moet verantwoorden voor mijn aanwezigheid...”
Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, De avond is ongemak

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