JONATHAN GRIFFIOEN - NEIGHBOURHOOD (2016)
ABOUT THE BOOK
In Neighbourhood everybody is just hanging around a bit: the narrator and his best friend Mike (stock boys accidently cast as main characters), the legendary Erik, weatherman Arie. Their daily life looks like raw material for a joke, but while we’re laughing we wonder: how can something so depressing become so precious?
Neighbourhood is a brutal and moving portrait of youth somewhere in Holland.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jonathan Griffioen (1987) was a finalist in the writing competition Write Now! in 2012 and a semi-finalist in the Dutch Poetry Slam 2015. Neighbourhood is his debut.