On 11 October 2009, the Flemish missionary, known as Father Damien, was declared a saint for his extraordinary service in caring for the lepers on the Hawaiian island of Molokai in the 19th Century.
Take a look at our selection of recently translated Dutch literature.
Our selection of Dutch-language books that have recently been translated into English.
Why not read a novel by a Dutch or Flemish author this summer? Take a look at our selection.