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THE HAGUE INCLUDING A MEETING WITH THE GIRL WITH THE PEARL EARRINGOn this tour you will discover historical highlights and also the political centre of the Netherlands. The Mauritshuis in The Hague is home of some of the world’s most famous paintings from the Golden Age. See unique masterpieces such as Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring and a view on Delft, but also The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp by Rembrandt. The Hague is a royal city with a high feel-good factor were you might spontaneously encounter members of the Royal Family. The Hague is beside historical also the political centre of the country.
Erscheinungsdatum: 02.08.2004, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: Die Anatomiestunde, Originaltitel: The Anatomy Lesson., Auflage: Neuausgabe, Autor: Roth, Philip, Übersetzung: Baruch, Gertrud, Verlag: Rowohlt Taschenbuch // ROWOHLT Taschenbuch, Sprache: Deutsch, Schlagworte: USA // Roman // Erzählung // Amerikanische Belletristik // Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika // Zweite Hälfte 20. Jahrhundert // 1950 bis 1999 n. Chr // Belletristik in Übersetzung, Rubrik: Belletristik // Romane, Erzählungen, Seiten: 384, Gattung: Roman, Reihe: Nathan Zuckerman (Nr. 3) // rororo Taschenbücher (Nr. 23665), Gewicht: 310 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Commissioned by the Amsterdam Surgeons’ Guild, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp was the first major Rembrandt work to catapult the young painter to international fame. Taking this painting as its inspiration, Nina Siegal’s novel The Anatomy Lesson opens on the morning of the medical dissection and follows several characters as they prepare for the evening’s big event: we meet Aris the Kid, a one-handed coat thief who is awaiting his turn at the gallows; Flora, the woman who is pregnant with his child and who hopes to save him from the executioner; Jan Fetchet, a curio collector who also moonlights as an acquirer of medical cadavers; René Descartes, who will attend the dissection in the course of his quest to understand where the human soul resides; and the twenty-six-year-old Dutch master himself, who feels a shade uneasy about this assignment. And in the twenty-first century, there is Pia, a contemporary art historian who is examining the painting. As the story builds to its dramatic and inevitable conclusion, the events that transpire throughout the day sway Rembrandt to make fundamental changes to his initial composition. Bringing to life the vivid world of Amsterdam in 1632, The Anatomy Lesson offers a rich slice of history and a textured story by a young master. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nina Siegal, Bruce Mann, Emma Jayne Appleyard, Gildart Jackson, Steve West, Adam Alexi-Malle, Peter Altschuler, Hannah Curtis. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/003786/bk_rand_003786_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
At 40, the writer Nathan Zuckerman comes down with a mysterious affliction - pure pain, beginning in his neck and shoulders, invading his torso, and taking possession of his spirit. Zuckerman, whose work was his life, is unable to write a line. Now his work is trekking from one doctor to another, but none can find a cause for the pain or assuage it. Zuckerman himself wonders if the pain could have been caused by his own books. And while he is wondering, his dependence on painkillers grows into an addiction to vodka, marijuana, and Percodan. The third volume in the Nathan Zuckerman series, The Anatomy Lesson provides some of the funniest scenes in all of Roth's fiction - as well as some of the fiercest. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Malcolm Hillgartner. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/008961/bk_blak_008961_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.