Anne Eekhout

Anne Eekhout (b. 1981) made her debut as a novelist in 2014, with Dogma (shortlisted for the Bronzen Uil and longlisted for the AKO Literatuurprijs). Her novel Op een nacht (nominated for the BNG Literatuurprijs) came out in 2016, and she won the Beste Boek voor Jongeren prize for Nicolas en de verdwijning van de wereld (2019). Mary (2021) has received excellent reviews in the press. The rights have been sold to thirteen territories so far.



(De Bezige Bij, 2021, 382 pages)

Fact and fiction meet feminism and creation in this speculative exploration of the life and the psyche of Mary Shelley, who, by the age of twenty, had given birth and written the classic novel Frankenstein. Anne Eekhout investigates the power of creativity and the monsters within our minds.

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