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The Penguin Book of Dutch Short Stories [Free Read] By Joost Zwagerman

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The Penguin Book of Dutch Short Stories

Hese stories appear here in English for the first time and many of these names will be unfamiliar to English speaking audiences Dutch writers have been gaining a swell of praise in recent years and have been lauded by figures such as J M Coetzee Milan Kundera and John Updik. Didn t finish every story but I really like the introduction by Joost Zwagerman Almost all of stories and authors are new to me Great to know them Intensive Care years and have been lauded by figures such as J M Coetzee Milan Kundera and John Updik. Didn t finish every story but I really like the introduction by Joost Zwagerman Almost all of stories and authors are new to me Great to know them

Free read The Penguin Book of Dutch Short Stories

Nd avante garde movements in the visual arts this collection displays the same playfulness innovation and sense of humour in Dutch literary movements The stories are varied subversive profound hilarious; stylistically experimental and psychologically astuteThe majority of t. Every month or so The Economist does a review of contemporary fiction from a particular country and recently it was the Netherlands I happen to live there though my Dutch is limited so it was great to find current literature in translation

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For anyone interested in European literature these stories are an undiscovered snapshot of some of the most interesting and important writing of the twentieth and twenty first century From the same culture that consistently draws worldwide attention for its groundbreaking a. This was so very good And unexpected I picked it up on a recent trip in Amsterdam and didn t know what to expect Really uite excellent work


About the Author: Joost Zwagerman

Joost Zwagerman was a popular Dutch writerJoost Zwagerman debuteerde in 1986 met de roman De houdgreep die door Carel Peeters in Vrij Nederland werd bestempeld als 'het meestbelovende debuut sinds jaren' Zijn doorbraak naar een breed publiek kwam met de roman Gimmick 1989 die in 1996 voor het theater bewerkt werd door Theatergroep De Kwekerij Het boek geeft een beeld van de trendy uitgaans



9 thoughts on “The Penguin Book of Dutch Short Stories

  1. says:

    The Penguin Book of Dutch Short Stories collects thirty six tales one tale per writer and includes familiar names to the English reading public Marcellus Emants Nescio Maria Dermoƻt Willem Frederik Hermans Harry Mulisch Cees Nooteboom Arnon Grunberg However in the spirit of freshness I will focus my review on six outstanding Dutch

  2. says:

    Introduction by Joost ZwagermanChronologyMarcellus Emants An Eccentric Een zonderlingLouis Couperus The Opera Glasses De binocleArthur van Schendel The Green Dream De groene droomNescio Young Titans TitaantjesF Bordewijk Th

  3. says:

    This was so very good And unexpected I picked it up on a recent trip in Amsterdam and didn't know what to expect Really uite excellent work

  4. says:

    I feel bad because these stories are supposed to classic dutch short stories but I only liked 2 or 3 Like the opera glass and the suitcase but others made me fall asleep so it felt like a choir finishing them It wa

  5. says:

    Every month or so The Economist does a review of contemporary fiction from a particular country and recently it was the Netherlands I happen to live there though my Dutch is limited so it was great to find current literature in translation

  6. says:

    An excellent overview of Dutch literature and perhaps Dutch spirit through short stories

  7. says:

    Didn't finish every story but I really like the introduction by Joost Zwagerman Almost all of stories and authors are new to me Great to know them

  8. says:

    #ReadYo'Shelves#Own Category Short StoriesThis is the best compilation of short stories I have ever read If I could I would rate it with six starsAnd it is such a wonderful edition Penguin did a really good job here Loved

  9. says:

    Amazin how much can you learn about a culture when you read about his novels

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