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The UK edition may be OP, but it looks as though Bordewijk’s book is still in print in the US: Character: A Novel of Father and Son. [Ivan R. Dee, Publisher]. Advertisements


From signandsight, again, Cees Nooteboom on a classic of Dutch literature: I know of no other book whose characters keep each other in such a stranglehold of withheld information, until it seems as if the story itself is being played out in a cocoon of silence… The book is Karakter, by Ferdinand Bordewijk (1938), a […]