31 July 2013
On Friday, August 16th, from 17:00, the new book by Peter van Dongen 'Three Days in Rio " will be presented. You are all welcome to attend this event and obtain a signed copy of the book
The fifteen-year-old Lennart from Stockholm wants nothing more than exploring the wide world. If he finds a job as a steward on a cargo ship to Buenos Aires his dream comes true: he can finally see the distant places, which he knows so well from his books, with his own eyes. During his first voyage he works day and night on board, he learns drinking like a real sailor, and, more importantly, he meets the Brazilian beauty Gabriella. Then the adventure takes an unexpected turn ...
Three days in Rio has also been published in English and Swedish. There is also a deluxe edition of Three Days in Rio, with many sketches and background information on the creation of this book. (only in Dutch) Peter van Dongen (1966) is a cartoonist and illustrator. He debuted in 1990 with Mice Theatre. In 1998 Rampokan Java appeared and in 2004 Rampokan Celebes. Rampokan was translated into French, German and Indonesian.