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Chris de Stoop

Chris de Stoop

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Chris de Stoop (b. 1958) is the author of widely-praised books and the winner of journalistic and literary prizes. The bestseller This is My Farm (2015), about the loss of a farming landscape, was a Book of the Month for television programme ‘De Wereld Draait Door’ and won him the Confituur Independent Booksellers Prize. This is My Farm sold to Germany, France and China.


Recent title – English material available:

This is My Farm (Dit is mijn hof), 2015

When the Water Breaks (Wanneer het water breekt), 2018

On This is My Farm:

‘An impactful book that describes the loss of the farming life as a cultural battle that affects everyone.’ – Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung