Cees Nooteboom





Cees Nooteboom


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in Den Haag, Netherlands
July 31, 1933

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Cees Nooteboom (born Cornelis Johannes Jacobus Maria Nooteboom, 31 July 1933, in the Hague) is a Dutch author. He has won the Prijs der Nederlandse Letteren, the P. C. Hooft Award, the Pegasus Prize, the Ferdinand Bordewijk Prijs for Rituelen, the Austrian State Prize for European Literature and the Constantijn Huygens Prize, and has frequently been mentioned as a candidate for the Nobel Prize in literature.

His works include Rituelen (Rituals, 1980); Een lied van schijn en wezen (A Song of Truth and Semblance, 1981); Berlijnse notities (Berlin Notes, 1990); Het volgende verhaal (The Following Story, 1991); Allerzielen (All Souls' Day, 1998) and Paradijs verloren (Paradise Lost, 2004). (Het volgende verhaal won him the Aristeion Prize in 199
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The Following Story

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3.72 avg rating — 923 ratings — published 1991 — 36 editions
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Rituals

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3.65 avg rating — 1,078 ratings — published 1980 — 45 editions
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All Souls' Day

3.72 avg rating — 578 ratings — published 1998 — 37 editions
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Lost Paradise

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3.44 avg rating — 415 ratings — published 2004 — 28 editions
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Roads to Santiago

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3.75 avg rating — 338 ratings — published 1992 — 22 editions
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3.73 avg rating — 307 ratings — published 2009 — 16 editions
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In the Dutch Mountains

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3.53 avg rating — 243 ratings — published 1984 — 26 editions
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Philip and the Others

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3.54 avg rating — 219 ratings — published 1955 — 19 editions
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3.61 avg rating — 163 ratings — published 2002 — 16 editions
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Mokusei! Eine Liebesgeschichte

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3.53 avg rating — 98 ratings — published 1982 — 8 editions
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“Conversations consist for the most part of things one does not say.”
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“Language is something you inherit, it's never just you doing the talking, which helps when you're pretending.”
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“Memory is like a dog that lies down where it pleases.”
Cees Nooteboom, Rituals

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