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Femke Brockhus

Femke Brockhus

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Femke Brockhus (b. 1989) studied Modern Dutch Literature and teaches Dutch at a high school. Her debut novel, Let It Be Quiet, was published in 2017 to great critical acclaim and longlisted for the ANV Debut Novel Prize. Small Faltering Flights is her second novel.



Recent title – English material

Kleine haperende vluchten (Small Faltering Flights), 2022

Praise for Small Faltering Flights:

'A beautiful, poetic novel. With all her pointed comparisons, Brockhus fulfills an elementary function of literature: to articulate the unspeakable.' ***** - NRC Handelsblad