Amsterdam: A Traveler's Literary Companion
Travel to one of the most dynamic cities in the world in the company of its finest writers. The stories in this volume will take you on a personal odyssey through the city's rich past to its dynamic present. Arranged by the areas of Amsterdam they illuminate, these stories offer up a rich literary banquet to the traveler who wishes to experience the character and soul of this great city. Join better-known Dutch writers such as Harry Mulisch and Cees Nooteboom, along with those whose writing appears in English here for the first time, as they lead you along the canals, through the neighborhoods, and from the past to the present in this rare collection of twentieth-century Dutch literature. Contributors include Cees Nooteboom, J.J. Voskuil, Simon Carmiggelt, J. Bernlef, Martin Bril, Remco Campert, Marion Bloem, Maarten 't Hart, Geert Mak, Hermine Landvreugd, Gerrit Komrij, Bas Heijne, Lizzy Sara May, Gerard Reve, Marga Minco, Harry Mulisch, and Hafid Bouazza.
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and be given the same answer . Sometimes such men ask the same question twenty times , only to receive the same answer twenty times . For some mysterious reason , however , some of the girls do it for half price , though there is ...
“ Today my turnover was close to a thousand guilders , " he answered . “ Is there any news ? ” asked Aunt Jaanne . “ News that the Germans are advancing on Brest , ” I answered . “ They're making a terrific hullabaloo on the radio .
“ I don't know if they'll put that in , ” I answered , “ but we'll see . ” After the head nurse had taken Aunt Jaanne's note and the first certificate , I waited a quarter of an hour and was given a new letter .
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AMSTERDAM: A Traveler's Literary CompanionCrítica de los usuarios - Kirkus
Readers' groups ought to check out this publisher's series of geographically focused anthologies, which offer lively piecemeal portrayals of various faraway places in attractive, inexpensive volumes ... Leer comentario completo
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