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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The muted sounds filtered through to the square and evaporated in the silence . The congregation started to sing : Abide with me ; fast falls the eventide ; The darkness deepens , Lord , with me abide ; When other helpers fail ...
You hear nothing but that curious , rhythmic , shuffling sound coming from inside , as though you were in Paris , listening to the sound of the subway rumbling past underground Most men apparently find their hungry journey past all ...
It gave off a dull , vibrating sound . See , double glazing , all of them , he said . You hardly hear a thing , not even from the street directly below . And it's not just the noise ; it saves on heating too .
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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
J J Voskuil Sunday Morning
Martin Bril Café Walem
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