Hester Velmans

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Full Stop unravels #MeToo undertones in a glowing review of Malva

The writing is lyrical, sensuous, animated by Latin passion and flights of the imagination. […] This style sets Malva apart. Continue reading

2 DoppelHouse Press titles recommended in Literature in Translation “Book Club Reads”

Among a list of 20 outstanding translated books, DoppelHouse has two works of fiction recommended to book clubs by Ingram:   From Germany: The Abolition of Species has been recommended by Library Journal for readers of Frank Herbert (Dune) and George R.R. Martin (Game of Thrones). From the Netherlands: The Consequences has been called “a true must-read.. imagine a work by … Continue reading

Love from The Literary Review for The Consequences

The Literary Review (TLR): “The Consequences is reminiscent of Milan Kundera. Yet where Kundera employs himself as the didactic narrator, Weijers puts existential insights directly into the minds of her characters. The result is a much less controlled narrative, one which leaps from thought to thought without ever venturing an answer, and whose characters emerge as … Continue reading

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