Reinier Salverda scrutinises the translation of what still is “the greatest novel ever in Dutch literature”.
Editor-in-chief Luc Devoldere takes the start of the Multatuli year as an opportunity to explore the author’s legacy.
A dusty plaque on the wall of a Brussels sandwich shop marks the site where Multatuli wrote his classic novel Max Havelaar.
Was the Dutch writer really such an anti-colonial rebel? And what about his preference for young girls?
Our best literature stories of 2020, handpicked by the editor.