Search Results: "Cees Nooteboom"


BOOK REVIEW

THE FOLLOWING STORY by Cees Nooteboom
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Nooteboom scores with a pleasantly textured tale whose subtle mysteries keep the reader alert through all its diverting wanderings."
Philosophy, mythology, humor, and love blend comfortably in this novella, which won the 1993 European Literary Prize for Dutch author Nooteboom (The Knight Has Died, 1990, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOMAD’S HOTEL by Cees Nooteboom
NON-FICTION
Released: April 2, 2009

"A profound engagement with travel on the astral plane."
These journeys of prizewinning Dutch novelist Nooteboom (Lost Paradise, 2007, etc.) are as much head trips as passages through space. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOST PARADISE by Cees Nooteboom
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Luminous. Numinous. Glorious."
An astonishing tale of a beautiful art student seeking her soul in Australia's Outback. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALL SOULS’ DAY by Cees Nooteboom
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"All Souls' Day displays with admirable lucidity the workings of a humane, civilized, and consistently interesting mind. But it's just barely a novel, and few readers are likely to stay its tortuous and redundant course."
A documentary filmmaker's tenuous hold on both reality and the past occupies the foreground of this very discursive 1998 novel by the prizewinning Dutch author (The Following Story, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >