Books set in Belgium (35)


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The Other Jerusalem by Michel Kichka EN

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Country: Europe / Belgium flag Belgium
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Michel Kichka's newest autobiography tells how a comics-obsessed kid from industrial Belgium became an author and militant media illustrator from Israel. As he shows in the book, the Covid pandemic and resulting lockdown were fertile breeding ground for the creative energy Kichka needed for this intimate and funny traipse around Jerusalem -- and down memory lane.

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Thirty Days by Annelies Verbeke EN

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A novel about goodness and compassion, the book finds the perfect balance between sensitivity and humor, hopefulness and criticism, cheer and despair.

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War and Turpentine by Stefan Hertmans EN

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Country: Europe / Belgium flag Belgium
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Shortly before his death in 1981, Stefan Hertmans' grandfather gave him a couple of filled exercise books. Stories he'd heard as a child had led Hertmans to suspect that their contents might be disturbing, and for years he didn’t dare to open them. When he finally did, he discovered unexpected secrets. His grandfather’s life was marked by years of childhood poverty in late-nineteenth-century Belgium, by horrific experiences on the frontlines during the First World War and by the loss of the young love of his life. He sublimated his grief in the silence of painting. Drawing on these diary entri... continue

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Zielsveel

Zielsveel by Marc Legendre NL

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Een tienermeisje praat met haar studiebegeleider over haar depressieve vader en haar moeder wier minnaar de vader van haar vriendje is.

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Zonder Grenzen by Kristien Hemmerechts NL

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De echtscheiding van Petra en Victor scheurt het gezin letterlijk en figuurlijk in tweeën. Niet alleen de spullen worden onderling verdeeld, maar ook hun tweeling Emilia en Simon. Vader en zoon gaan samen met zijn nieuwe vrouw in Parijs wonen en Petra en Emilia wonen in Brussel. Wat betekenen de nieuwe grenzen binnen het gezin voor de familieleden? Hoe ontwikkelt de tweeling zich afzonderlijk van elkaar? In ‘Zonder Grenzen’ neemt Kristien Hemmerechts je mee in een verhaal over leegte, maar ook over verbintenis en ouder-kind relaties. Kristien Hemmerechts (1955) is een Vlaamse schrijfster van v... continue