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Donald Nolet

Donald Nolet

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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




Press on The Devil's Handwriting:

After an aclaimed debut, Donald Nolet returns with an addictive thriller. The Devil’s Handwriting is of a calibre to match the work of Dan Brown. **** - DE VOLKSKRANT

A fast paced, gripping thriller that makes you curious about the real-life manuscript. **** - NOORDHOLLANDS DAGBLAD

Intelligent summer thriller full of clues, inscriptions and secret locations. - ZIN