Marijke Schermer

Marijke Schermer (b. 1975) is a novelist and playwright. Her theatrical work has been performed by several companies and translated into numerous languages. In a full-page review, the NRC Handelsblad proclaimed that Schermer is ‘quickly becoming one of the most interesting writers in the Netherlands.’ Her novel Noodweer (Debris, 2016) was shortlisted for the ECI Literature Prize and has been translated into German, Spanish and Danish.

Liefde, als dat het is

Liefde, als dat het is

(G.A. van Oorschot, 2019, 203 pagina's)

In her third novel, Marijke Schermer shows what love can do. The book moves with speed and has a well-constructed plot. With its frequent shifts in perspective, the relationships between characters constantly take on different hues.

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