Marcel Möring (b. 1957) is widely considered the leading Dutch author of the day. Publication of his first novel, Mendel’s erfenis (Mendel), was an instant success, winning the Geertjan Lubberhuizen Prize for Best Debut of 1990. His second novel, Het grote verlangen (The Great Longing), was a bestseller in 1992, and won the country’s most prestigious prize, the AKO. It was translated into many languages. Möring’s third book was the novella Bederf is de weg van alle vlees (Decay is the Way of All Flesh, 2008). In Babylon (1997) won two Golden Owl Prizes, an award for the best Dutch language book of 1998. His novel DIS (In a Dark Wood) was awarded the Bordewijk Prize for the best Dutch novel. Louteringsberg (Mountain of Purgation) was published in 2011. His new work Eden will be published in January 2017. Eden has been sold before publication to Luchterhand Verlag (Germany). Möring’s work has been widely translated all over the world.
Recent title – English material
Familiewandeling (A Family Walk), 2021