Dutch Literature

Dutch literature comprises all writings of literary merit written through the ages in the Dutch language, a language which currently has around 23 million native speakers. Dutch literature is not restricted to the Netherlands, Flanders (Belgium), Suriname and the Netherlands Antilles, as it has also been produced in other (formerly) Dutch-speaking regions, such as French Flanders, South Africa and the former Dutch East Indies (present-day Indonesia). Alternatively, Dutch literature was and is produced by people originally from abroad who came to live in Dutch-speaking regions, such as Anne Fra ...more

't Hooge Nest
Wat wij zagen
The Discomfort of Evening
De geschiedenis van mijn seksualiteit
Zolang er leven is - Het tweede geheime dagboek van Hendrik Groen, 85 jaar
De verwarde cavia
Two Old Men and a Baby: Or, How Hendrik and Evert Get Themselves into a Jam (Hendrik Groen, #3)
Grand Hotel Europa
Cliënt E. Busken
Summer Brother
Het moois dat we delen
Het bestverkochte boek ooit (met deze titel): Hoe cijfers ons leiden, verleiden en misleiden
The Dinner
The Assault
De donkere kamer van Damokles
The Discovery of Heaven
De avonden
Max Havelaar, or the Coffee Auctions of the Dutch Trading Company
Joe Speedboot
The Diary of a Young Girl
Twee vrouwen
Nooit meer slapen
Turks Fruit
The Twins

Peter Buwalda
...Sigerius realized that every academic looked like every other academic." - Bonita Avenue, p.49 ...more
Peter Buwalda, Bonita Avenue

Willem Frederik Hermans
This bowl of bone covered with its lid and its movable hide, this was where it all came from: the other people, the world, the war, the dreams, the words, the deeds that seemed to happen so automatically as if one’s deeds were the world’s thoughts. You would need a second head to understand what the first head was, but I only had one, here in my hands, holding it in a way people never hold anything else. Yet, if not for the claims of scholars, you wouldn’t know your head was any different from y ...more
Willem Frederik Hermans, Het behouden huis

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