Author

Anjet Daanje

Anjet Daanje (b. 1965) writes novels, short stories and screenplays. Her breakthrough novel De herinnerde soldaat (The Remembered Soldier) won the 2020 F. Bordewijk Prize and the Best Book of Groningen Prize and was longlisted for the 2020 Libris Literature Prize. The various movies for which she wrote the screenplays have earned a total of 17 international film awards, including the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival. The Song of the Stork and the Dromedary is already on its fourth edition.

The Song of the Stork and the Dromedary

The Song of the Stork and the Dromedary

(Passage, 2022, 656 pages)

This masterful novel spans two centuries in a mosaic of styles and genres. Its central figure is the uncompromising Eliza May, modeled after Emily Brontë.

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