Hella S. Haasse ( – ) was born in Batavia, modern-day Jakarta. three years later with the novella given out to mark the Dutch Book Week, Oeroeg. Hella S. Haasse ( – ) was born in Batavia, modern-day Jakarta. She moved to the Netherlands after secondary school. In she debuted with a. Hella S. Haasse has 75 books on Goodreads with ratings. Hella S. Haasse’s most popular book is Oeroeg.

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Irundina by Hella S. This Oeroeg was well received and often reprinted, but did experience some controversy due to the critical reception by the older author Tjalie Robinson. Transit liked it 3.

Quotes by Hella S. She has travelled about with a famous guitarist who was closely involved with the guerrilla movement. Which book should be our May group read? Het tuinhuis by Hella S. Visit our Help Pages. When she uses contemporary settings for her novels and stories, she generally writes about ordinary people, characters engaged in a profound struggle with personal choices and circumstances.

Hella S. Haasse

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The book starts in the preterite”Oeroeg was my friend”, and in reverse chronological order tells how the narrator came to that conclusion. Oeroeg by Hella S. Retrieved 5 August Her non-historical novels and stories are often about ordinary people who are intensely confronted by their choices and circumstances: They are intelligent, exciting, and well-documented; they take the reader by surprise and lead one back, compellingly, to another time and place.


In her autobiography Persoonsbewijs Identity Card ;Haasse described Oeroeg as “the dark side of herself living in the shadows she does not know”.

Huurders en onderhuurders by Hella S. Archived from the original on 6 October A truck driver gives a stranded Dutch family a lift to the south of France and, as hekla drive through the night, tells them about his adventures on the road. De tuinen van Bomarzo by Hella S.

Refresh and try again. Hasse is ooit een toestand van volmaakt geluk geweest die men in de loop van de tijd onophoudelijk verliest, vergeet. The Tea Merchants Querido, At the same time, as Henk Maier points out, the novel can also be read against the background of Indonesian novels such as Abdoel Moeis ‘s Salah Asoehan “Wrong upbringing”,and Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana ‘s Lajar Terkembang “With full sails”,both novels “in which the relationship between the main protagonists, growing up in the colonial world, dissolves in conflict and death as often as it ends in a happy marriage”.

By association, according to Pattynama, the film brought “long-silenced Dutch war crimes to the fore”.

Het tuinhuis The Garden Housea collection of the short stories that Haasse has written during her rich and long authorship, proves that she can create the same effects with fewer hawsse. The Tin Flute by Gabrielle Roy.


Haasse, Berichten van het Blauwe Huis. The next year she delivered a presentation on colonial literature at the University of Dakar. HaasseSylvia Weve Illustrator 3. Dan vind je een idiote vraag, en je hebt gelijk. The Gardens of Bomarzo can be read both as a personal essay and as a study in cultural history, but above all it is a historical whodunit.

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Hella Haasse – Wikipedia

New librarian Questions Aug 02, Haasse has the first Dutch haase online museum dedicated to the life and work of an author. Charlotte Sophie Bentinck by Hella S. Her work is characterised by an adequate and well thought out vocabulary and a flexible sentence structure. Oeroeg is immers je vriend? The narrator grows up the child of a white Dutch family on Javawith Ehlla, a native young man; as high-school students they live together in a boarding house.

Hella Haasse

Company of Liars by Karen Maitland. Mevrouw Bentinck 2 books by Hella S.

Hooft Award winners Prijs der Nederlandse Letteren winners Disease-related deaths in the Netherlands 20th-century Dutch novelists 21st-century Dutch novelists 20th-century Dutch women writers 21st-century Dutch women writers.