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High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands

Margriet de Moor's Defeat of Loneliness
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Margriet de Moor's Defeat of Loneliness

(A.L. Sötemann) The Low Countries - 1995, № 3, pp. 217-224

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Margriet de Moor suddenly emerged as a writer at the age of forty-six. In the course of a few years she has become one of the best-loved Dutch novelists. De Moor's career is all the more remarkable because she makes hardly any concessions to her readership. On the contrary: her work demands a discerning reader because of its complicated structure, but her craftsmanship is such that she creates an impression of natural ease.A few strongly-held convictions about human existence constitute the basis of her work. (with a translated extract from ‘Chosen Landscape' by Margriet de Moor)

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