Maarten 't Hart





Maarten 't Hart

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born
in Maassluis, Netherlands
November 25, 1944

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Maarten ’t Hart made his debut under the name Martin Hart with the novel Stenen voor een ransuil (Stones for a Long-Eared Owl, 1971). He studied biology in Leiden and worked as an ethologist at Leiden University. One of the most important themes in his oeuvre is his childhood in a Calvinist community and his distancing himself from it. His passions for nature and music also constantly crop up in his work. ’t Hart broke through to a wide audience with his melancholy novel about meeting his teenage love: Een vlucht regenwulpen (A Flight of Curlews, 1978). Many novels, short-story and essay collections later, ’t Hart, with his authentic tone and work which often touches upon the tension between biography and fiction, has grown to be one of the ...more


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Een vlucht regenwulpen
3.21 of 5 stars 3.21 avg rating — 1,035 ratings — published 1978 — 19 editions
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De kroongetuige
3.34 of 5 stars 3.34 avg rating — 484 ratings — published 1983 — 11 editions
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Das Wüten der ganzen Welt
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 367 ratings — published 1993 — 18 editions
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Verlovingstijd
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 165 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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Lotte Weeda
3.23 of 5 stars 3.23 avg rating — 167 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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Het psalmenoproer
3.36 of 5 stars 3.36 avg rating — 159 ratings — published 2006 — 9 editions
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De ortolaan
3.1 of 5 stars 3.10 avg rating — 107 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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De aansprekers: roman van v...
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 1979 — 7 editions
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De droomkoningin
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 79 ratings3 editions
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Dienstreizen van een thuisb...
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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