Donald Nolet (b. 1975) studied Japanese culture and language. Since graduating he has worked as an advertising copywriter. In 2014 he won both the Golden Noose and the Shadow Prize for best thriller with his debut Versleuteld (Encrypted). According to the jury, ‘Nolet combines a number of classic thriller ingredients to amazing effect. Jury members were suprised but his masterfully crafted and outstandingly written faction thriller with international appeal.
Recent title – English material
Hoek (Hook), 2019
Handschrift van de duivel (The Devil’s Handwriting), 2016