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I’m Kristen den Hartog, the author of And Me Among Them, published in the U.S. as The Girl Giant. My earlier novels include Water Wings, The Perpetual Ending, and Origin of Haloes. My first non-fiction book, The Occupied Garden: A Family Memoir of War-torn Holland, was written with my sister, Tracy Kasaboski, and explores the life of our father’s family during the Second World War. I’m currently at work on another collaboration with my sister, this time about our mother’s family in Edwardian London’s poorest neighbourhoods. I live in Toronto with my husband and daughter and our two beagle-ish dogs.


Blog of green gables?This will be my final post in a place that has meant a lot to me as a mother, a writer, and a reader, so please forgive my wordiness.Now is my last hurrah, and then it’s time for me to move on to other wordy things.


I haven’t written here in a very long time. Though there has always been plenty to say, there hasn’t always been the time to say it.In the spring, I was a juror for a literary award,...

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The Girl Giant
3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 329 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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The Occupied Garden: Recove...
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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The Perpetual Ending
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 2003 — 8 editions
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Water Wings
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Origin of Haloes
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The Girl Giant: A Novel
3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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" This book reads so beautifully that it seems to have just slid right off of the pen. It is lyrical and refined and graceful yes all of this and in equal part, very funny. Mia, the main character, is written to posses quite a dry wit - how else to... " Read more of this review »
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