Rob van Essen

Rob van Essen (b. 1963) is the author of fifteen books. Ever since he made his debut, he has been praised for his imagination and individuality.

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His breakthrough was the autobiographical sci-fi novel De goede zoon (The Good Son, 2018), which earned the prestigious Libris Literature Award and became a bestseller. In 2015, his short-story collection Hier wonen ook mensen (People Live Here Too), received the J.M.A. Biesheuvel Prize.

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