Books by Willem Frederik Hermans

The Dutch writer Willem Frederik Hermans (September 1, 1921–April 27, 1995) is considered one of the three most important authors in the Netherlands in the postwar period, along with Harry Mulisch and Gerard Reve. His oeuvre includes novels, short storie

AN UNTOUCHED HOUSE by Willem Frederik Hermans
Released: Oct. 2, 2018

"A dark wartime vision that evokes Koestler, Orwell, and Vonnegut."
At the tail end of World War II, a partisan soldier finds a quiet sanctuary that delivers a brutal lesson about humanity at its worst. Read full book review >
BEYOND SLEEP by Willem Frederik Hermans
Released: May 10, 2007

"An unusual and intriguing book, and a welcome introduction to the work of a neglected 20th-century master."
Scholarly ambition encounters unforgiving factuality in this previously untranslated 1966 novel from the Dutch author (1921-95) whose edgy experimental fiction includes The Tears of the Acacias and The Dark Room of Damocles. Read full book review >