Author

Felix Weber

Felix Weber is the pseudonym of wellestablished thriller writer Gauke Andriesse. Unto Dust earned him his second Gouden Strop Award for crime fiction, having won under his own name in 2011 with De handen van Kalman Teller (The Hands of Kalman Teller). Adopting a new pen name is indicative of Andriesse’s urge to take his writing in a new direction.

Unto Dust

Unto Dust

(Boekerij, 2016, 351 pages)

The man at the heart of Felix Weber’s rich and deftly constructed historical thriller is Siem Coburg, a former Resistance fighter wrongfully accused of collaborating with the Germans in occupied Holland during World War Two. He was guilty by association, having survived the war alongside traitor Willem Ashoff, who posed as a member of the same Resistance network while using his connections to deal in contraband.

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