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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

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

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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


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 Dermoût Willem Frederik Hermans Harry Mulisch Cees Nooteboom Arnon

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    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 The Briefcase De aktetasMaria Dermoût The Sirens De sirenenSimon Vestdijk My Brown Friend De bruine vriendBelcampo Funeral Rights UitvaartA Alberts Green GroenAnton Koolhaas Mr Tip is the Fattest Pig Mijnheer Tip is de d

  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 was nice to be introduced to some new authors but overall it wasn't that great

  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

  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 to hold it in my hands

  9. says:

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

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