Oscar van den boogaard (b. 1964) grew up in Suriname and the Netherlands. He studied law and French, but after working briefly as a lawyer he chose to become a writer. His work, including Julia’s Delight, Love’s Death and More Than a Lover, has been translated and filmed. In 2018, his novel Child Soldier was published. This modern Buddenbrooks sketches the interwoven history of two aristocratic families through the eyes of their last of kin, who suspects that he is the son of Prince Bernhard. Van den Boogard currently lives between Berlin, Antwerp and Sint Martens Latem, an artists’ village near Ghent.
Recent title – English material
Jachthuis, (The Hunting Lodge), 2020