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Het boek gaat over een franse familie die uit Frankrijk vlucht via Nederland naar Suriname. Het gaat om Armand de Morhang, zijn vrouw Josephine en haar beide zusters, Cécile en Agnes, ze zijn Hugenoten, die na de herroeping van het edict van Nantes uitwijken naar Holland. Hier krijgen ze door hulp van de raadspensionaris van Amsterdam de gelegenheid zich een bezit in Surin ...more
Paperback, Surinaamse Klassieken reeks deel 3, 245 pages
Published 1958 by Uitgeverij Conserve (first published 1931)
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Monica Karem Espinoza
Loved this book. It's about ideals and the life at a time of slavery. It's the basic good verus evil style plot with the aftermath of the "good ones". Sometimes good doesn't always win.
Gerlinde
The story is about Raoul and his wife Josephine, and her two sisters, Agnes and Cecile. They live in France, but have to leave when the Edict of Nantes is going to be revoked. They go to Holland but they don´t like it there, so they decide to go to Suriname where they will start their own plantation. The biggest part of the book tells about how they live on that plantation and how they cope with the different country, the slavery and the people there.

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Albert Helman is het pseudoniem van Lodewijk (Lou) Alphonsus Maria Lichtveld, een Surinaams-Nederlandse schrijver en politicus. Hij is auteur van een omvangrijk en zeer veelzijdig oeuvre. Tijdens de Spaanse burgeroorlog vecht hij mee aan de Republikeinse zijde. In de oorlog is hij actief in het verzet. In de jaren vijftig is hij minister van onderwijs en volksgezondheid in Suriname, daarna wordt h ...more
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