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Dutch literature | Dutch literature

bernadette-jansen-op-de-haar's picture
Jan.09.2013
Someone recently asked me what defines Dutch literature. For a moment I found myself in a tight spot: I had to come clean. I thought about a few sentences from Herman Koch’s novel Finally War (Eindelijk oorlog) that conjure up this feeling very well: For me, it begins on arrival at the station: the...