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Carl Friedman

Carl Friedman
Carl Friedman

(Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 1952). Tralievader (± Prison Father, 1991) was her first novella. Jewish history and culture play an important role in her work. Twee koffers vol (Left Luggage) has been made into a film by Jeroen Krabbé. De grauwe minnaar (The Grey Lover) was nominated for the European Prize of Literature in 1997.
(WN 1998)

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  • Winternachten 1999 – Winternacht 1

    Jewish culture in the novel

    For writer Carl Friedman the jewish culture plays an important role in her novels and stories. The same goes for Dan Jacobson. He wrote about jewish identity in South-Africa. The writers read from their work and discussed their common subject with Michaël Zeeman.