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Allard Schröder

Allard Schröder

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Allard Schröder (b. 1946) has written many novels, short stories and radio plays since the 1980s. His breakthrough came with The Hydrographer, an astonishing novel in which the laws of the sea are reflected in those of love. It won the author the AKO Literature Prize in 2002 and was translated  into several languages. In September it will be published  in Germany by Mare Verlag. Schröder has since written further novels and a volume of poetry. The novel The Dead Arm (2013) was shortlisted for the AKO Literature Prize.



Recent title – English material 

Sebastiaans neus (Sebestian’s Nose), 2016

Press on Sebastian's Nose:

‘For images like these you read a novel such as Sebastian’s Nose: the moments in which literature
splashes into your body in a great wave and settles into the furthest corners [...] An outstanding novel.’ **** – NRC HANDELSBLAD

‘Schröder proves once again that he is one of the best novelists in the Netherlands.’ – DE TIJD

‘Schröder creates a magical universe, convincing thanks to its sparkling, fantastic style.’ – TROUW