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EKA KURNIAWAN breaks through in the Netherlands

  • Linawati Sidarto


The Hague | Mon, July 18 2016 | 10:13 am
EKA KURNIAWAN breaks through in the Netherlands

PREMIUM Book talk: Maya Sutedja-Liem (from left) reads Schoonheid is een Vloek as the book’s author, Eka Kurniawan, along with writers Joss Wibisono and Barney Agerbeek listen during the Tong Fair in Amsterdam.Fourteen years after Eka Kurniawan’s debut novel first came out, it was finally translated in the Netherlands. This was puzzling, as the author had expected the Dutch to be the first ones to...