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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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Born and raised in a Dutch complex in the Indies, Haasse “a white girl brought up in Dutch surroundings” had little contact with the native residents of the archipelago. An Baasse Peace by Mary Glickman. At the end of the novel, the narrator has lost his friend, his identity, and his home country.

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This page was last edited on 8 Septemberat Charlotte Sophie Bentinck by Hella S. The museum was opened in on her 90th birthday. Huurders en onderhuurders by Hella S. Despite her advanced years, Hella S. Kroniek van een leven by Hella S. Before Haasse’s first birthday, the family moved from Batavia to Buitenzorg Bogorbecause her mother’s health would benefit from the milder climate. After having served in the army during World War II, he returns to his native land, only to be told that this is not where he belongs, and that he must leave.


Blijf dat nou net zo idioot vinden, als het mensen betreft. Geschokt vraagt die zich af of hij voorgoed een vreemde zal zijn in het land van zijn geboorte.

Hella S. Haasse

Ik ben ook anders dan jij. Retrieved from ” https: Krassen op een rots and her last novel Sleuteloogwhich has the same theme as Oeroeg: She has travelled about with a famous guitarist who was closely involved with the guerrilla movement.

Mevrouw Bentinck 2 haawse by Hella S.

Maar minder of meer zijn door de kleur van je gezicht of door wat je vader is- dat is nonsens. Dini’s List for – 50 and ongoing 87 Jan 02, In a Dark Haassse Wandering: De ingewijden by Hella S. Authors and translators Writers. An Encyclopedia of Continental Women Writers. Her debut Oeroegis set in the Dutch East Indieswhere Haasse was born and lived for hela of the first 20 years of her life.

Irundina by Hella S. Share your thoughts with other customers. This Oeroeg was well received and often reprinted, but did experience some controversy due to the critical reception by the older author Tjalie Robinson. Heren van de thee by Hella S. Haasse, Berichten van het Blauwe Huis.


Inthe Haasse haassr moved again to Buitenzorg, [14] and a year later again to Batavia. Oeroeg is immers je vriend? This casts the reader in the role of detective, requiring us to collect the clues, tie together the loose ends and reconstruct the story of a life.

Her non-historical novels and stories are often about ordinary people who are intensely confronted by their choices and circumstances: Regardless of the genre in which she writes, she has always remained herself, always driven by a certain inquisitiveness and astonishment about the world around us.


The Scarlet City by Hella S. Mevrouw Bentinck by Hella S. Genius Loci by Hella S. Haasse has an asteroid named after her. Haasse is renowned for her historical novels.

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Cider voor arme mensen by Hella S. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Haasse received an honorary literary doctorate from the University of Utrecht in and from the Belgian University of Leuven in Er is ooit een toestand van volmaakt geluk geweest die men in de loop van de tijd onophoudelijk verliest, vergeet.

HaasseSylvia Weve Illustrator 3. 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 hassse 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”.