☄ Mister Orange Author Truus Matti – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk


  • Hardcover
  • 150 pages
  • Mister Orange
  • Truus Matti
  • Dutch
  • 17 April 2018
  • 9025857167

10 thoughts on “Mister Orange

  1. says:

    Racing along New York City streets one March 1945 day, Linus Muller stops to catch his breath when his attention is suddenly arrested by a familiar face on a poster Noting the address on the poster, Linus changes course and sets off for it instead.Flashback to September 1943 Linus is 12 years old and has just inherited his older brother s shoes and his job delivering groceries for his parent s shop In fact, with six kids and a war on, everything is a hand me down, except for Linus s older bro Racing along New York City streets one March 1945 day, Linus Muller stops to catch his breath when his attention is suddenly arrested by a familiar face on a poster Noting the address on the poster, Linus changes course and sets off for it instead.Flashback to September 1943 Linus is 12 years old and has just inherited his older brother s shoes and his job delivering groceries for his parent s shop In fact, with six kids and a war on, everything is a hand me down, except for Linus s older brother Albie, who is of...


  2. says:

    Few foreign books for children wind up translated into English, perhaps not surprisingly given the plethora of titles published each year by American and English speaking authors from Canada, England, Australia, and other countries Often the ones that do make it for release in the U.S are special titles, and that s the case with the new historical novel Mister Orange by Dutch author Truus Matti This title is especially unusual because, although written originally in Dutch and first published Few foreign books for children wind up translated into English, perhaps not surprisingly given the plethora of titles published each year by American and English speaking authors from Canada, England, Australia, and other countries Often the ones that do make it for release in the U.S ...


  3. says:

    A delightful historical novel set in New York City during World War II that sensitively portrays a young boy s discovery of the power of art and family life on the American home front A Dutch translation, winner of the 2014 Mildred L Batchelder Award.


  4. says:

    One Sentence Review Just the most charming little book, and I can attest that as a New Yorker Ms Matti gets all the details of the city right you d never known the book was a translation.


  5. says:

    Meh Not bad, but also not memorable This novel is short enough to read in an hour or two, but I didn t end up invested in any of the characters Perhaps that had to do with the translation, but overall I felt like it was too generic for me to really care what was going on By far the most interesting character was the artist, Mr Orange himself, but the scenes with him were brief and rather few I could see myself recommending this to readers looking for something short, or those who are obs Meh Not bad, but also not memorable This novel is short enough to read in an hour or two, but I didn t end up invested in any of the characters Perhaps that had to do with the translation, but overall I felt like it was too generic for me to really care what...


  6. says:

    Growing up I couldn t understand my dad s insistence that the walls of our house be white Now I realize that as an architect he was influenced by the minimalist Bauhaus style His company followed the Bauhaus movement that believed all arts should work together with design My dad loves the Bauhaus bent toward clean lines, simplicity, and few decorations He also had a few abstract paintings hanging on walls that usually had a design element I could not understand or see I grew up seeing artis Growing up I couldn t understand my dad s insistence that the walls of our house be white Now I realize that as an architect he was influenced by the minimalist Bauhaus style His company followed the Bauhaus movement that believed all arts should work together with design My dad loves the Bauhaus bent toward clean lines, simplicity, and few decorations He also had a few abstract paintings hanging on walls that usually had a design element I could not understand or see I grew up seeing artists work similar to Piet Mondrian s on our walls Strong horizontal and vertical lines with primary colors Piet Mondrian s work was a part of the De Stijl movement that influenced the Bauhaus and I really enjoyed Mister Orange that has the protagonist, Linus, meeting the artist, Piet Mondrian When Linus decides he s going to paint ...


  7. says:

    I m not sure what I was expecting, I checked this book out for a class I m currently taking for my MLIS and honestly forgot what it was about It was a short, but moving story set at the height of WWII It gave a good peak int...


  8. says:

    This is a beautiful story about how a war affects a family and the friendship developed between the protagonist and Mr Orange The book has everything I should like, e.g Piet Mondriaan and his neo plastic works, WWII and relationships but it just ...


  9. says:

    3.75


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Mister Orange New York, 1943 Linus 12 Maakt Kennis Met Mister Orange Mondriaan , Een Kunstschilder Hij Praat Met De Schilder Over Wat Helpt In Een Oorlog Vechten Of Verbeelding.


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