Fantasy books set in Belgium (2)


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Orlanda by Jacqueline Harpman EN

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Country: Europe / Belgium flag Belgium
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On a springtime Friday afternoon in Paris, Aline Berger, a 35-year-old professor of literature, waits for her train home to Brussels, thumbing impatiently through Virginia Woolf's Orlando. Then, abruptly, Orlanda materializes. Called forth by some literary magic, she is Aline's exuberant and adventurous alter ego, born of Aline's 12-year-old tomboy spirit. Fettered far too long by the adult Aline's demure propriety, Orlanda spots a receptive external host in Lucien Lefrne, a blond 20-year-old youth sitting quietly nearby. Thus begins a labyrinthine ride along converging and... continue

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Malpertuis by Jean Rey EN

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Country: Europe / Belgium flag Belgium
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The prison-like edifice of a mysterious ancient townhouse and the gloom-laden landscape of Flanders form the backdrop to this intense, unrelenting, but beautifully crafted fantasy by Belgian author Jean Ray. What ghastly message is the slowly dying Cassave (played by Orson Welles in the screen adaptation) trying to bring us? MALPERTIUS is considered one of the greatest Gothic novels ever written.