Peter Buwalda

Peter Buwalda (b. 1971) was a journalist and an editor at a literary publishing house before devoting himself to writing full time. Bonita Avenue is a major success and translation rights have been sold in several countries.

Bonita Avenue

Bonita Avenue

(De Bezige Bij, 2010, 543 pages)

In Bonita Avenue Peter Buwalda tells the story of the downfall of a brilliant professor and politician, who crosses swords with his criminal son, his stepdaughter and her boyfriend. The novel reads like a thriller, but its 500 pages of virtuoso and crystal-clear writing are also a portrait of an era, a kaleido­scopic work about a clash between generations.

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