De 10 mooiste liefdesverhalen tijdens de oorlog


Nineteen Eighty-Four

Roman George Orwell

Nineteen Eighty-Four is George Orwell’s terrifying vision of a totalitarian future in which everything and everyone is slave to a tyrannical regime. The novel also coined many new words and phrases which regular appear in popular culture, such as ‘Big Brother’, ...

Toekomst, Politiek, Sociaal-cultureel+


Les Cerfs-volants

Roman Romain Gary

A French village boy falls in love with an aristocratic Polish girl on the eve of the second world war. The protagonist joins the French Resistance, but the biggest resistance to tyranny lies in his loyalty to his lost love.

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Roman Nevo Eshkol

Dori and Inbar have to travel to the other side of the world – Argentina – to understand their connection to Israel and its everlasting wars. Only from a safe distance can they see their national identity and look at their intimate relationships.

Klassieker, Oorlog, Verdriet+


The Post Office Girl

Roman Stefan Zweig

It's the 1930s. Christine, A young Austrian woman whose family has been impoverished by the war, toils away in a provincial post office. Out of the blue, a telegram arrives from an American aunt she's never known, inviting her to spend two weeks in a Grand Hotel.

Klassieker, Oorlog+


The Odyssey

Roman Homer

The Trojan War is over and Odysseus, the cunning King of Ithaca, sets out for home. It is a long 10-year journey, fraught with dangers, from Polyphemus, the one-eyed Cyclops, and the seductive Sirens, to the love of Calypso on her all-too-comfortable isle.

Oorlog, Liefde, Oudheid+

Zagen wij een boek over het hoofd? Kreeg het een goede recensie?

liefdesverhalen_oorlog; winner-pullitzer-prize

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Roman Ernest Hemingway , 1937

In 1937 Ernest Hemingway traveled to Spain to cover the civil war; three years later he completed the greatest novel to emerge from the good fight, For Whom the Bell Tolls

Klassieker, Oorlog, Liefde+

 De ondraaglijke lichtheid van het bestaan liefdesverhalen_oorlog

De ondraaglijke lichtheid van het bestaan

Filosofische roman Milan Kundera, 1984

De ondraaglijke lichtheid van het bestaan betekende de internationale doorbraak van Milan Kundera. Het boek gaat over de essentie van liefde en seksualiteit tegen de achtergrond van de roerige naoorlogse Tsjechische geschiedenis.



Suite Française

Roman Irène Némirovsky, 2000

Némirovsky's portrait of a French village during the Nazi occupation includes the love story of a Nazi officer and a French woman whose husband is a prisoner of war.

Tweede wereldoorlog, Verlies, hRcUeeaHa+


To the End of the Land

Roman David Grossman , 2010

Ora, a recently divorced Jerusalemite physiotherapist in her early fifties, had anxiously waited for her son Ofer to get through his three years' term of military service - spent mainly in confronting and skirmishing with the rebellious Palestinians of the Second Intifada.

Oorlog, Familie, Klassieker+

Beminde Nobelprijs 1993; Pulizerprijs 1988; liefdesverhalen_oorlog; booksthatchangedtheworld


Documentaire roman Toni Morrison, 1987

Levenslot van een weggelopen Amerikaanse slaaf voor de burgeroorlog


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