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 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
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