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Another story about a Dutch small town in the 1950 - or actually two stories: first a more general description of typical life in that town (the authors youth as a prototype example) - then a story about a woman who physically escaped the "bad" part of town, lived in the better part - but realized her origin will always determine her thoughts and feelings. I'm not fully convinced about such a general rule.
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 h ...moreMore about Maarten 't Hart...