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Cees Nooteboom


(Cornelis Johannes Jacobus Maria Nooteboom)
Netherlands (b.1933)

Dutch novelist, poet, travel-writer, and essayist. Cees Nooteboom has been frequently mentioned as a candidate for the Nobel Prize in literature. Central themes in his work are death, the mystery of the self, and the relationship between reality and imagination. A large part of Nooteboom's books consist of travel literature, but he considers himself foremost a poet.
 
 
Novels
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Collections
   The Foxes Come At Night (2011)
   Self-Portrait of an Other (poems) (2012) (with Max Neumann)
   Light Everywhere (poems) (2014)
   Leaving (poems) (2021)
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Novellas
   Mokusei (2017)
   Monk's Eye (2019)
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Non fiction
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Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (1996) : The Following Story




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