In his latest novel, Peter Verhelst know aesthetic again ongeèevenaarde way to reconcile with the engagement. He grabs the reader with both hands to never let him go: "The Broken Hearted comforting: I am not need to understand myself or the words, but that there are words. Who understand me. "History of a mountain "is set in Dream Land. Are gorillas, but giraffes, buffaloes, lions, and fish, in this parallel universe forced to civilization. Through the eyes of such a man become beast we experience the action of Dream Land from the inside. When this creature may finally be called a full man, comes to a hellish climax which nature and culture into battle. This story holds the triumph of man against the light.… (more)
An impressively entertaining tale about the frailty of our civilisation by the leading Flemish writer Peter Verhelst. Warning: this story is narrated by a gorilla. He is plucked from the jungle. He learns to chat and passes the ultimate test: a cocktail party. Eventually he is moved to an amusement park, where he acts in a show about the history of civilization. But as the gorilla becomes increasingly aware of human weaknesses, he must choose between his instincts and his training, between principles and self-preservation.