Finding Her

Finding Her

By Anneloes Timmerije, Charles den Tex

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Finding Her is based on the true story of Lienke and Guus Hagers, the love of each others’ lives. During the Second World War when the Dutch East Indies is in turmoil, they lose all they possess; worse, they lose one another. Guus, one of the best fighter pilots of the Royal Dutch Indies Airways, is sent on a short mission to Australia. Before he is able to return, Japan invades the Dutch East Indies and Lienke is imprisoned. For…
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Language

Dutch

Format

Paperback

Genre

Literary novel

ISBN

9789462380783

Translator(s)

Brian Doyle-Du Breuil

Original Title

Het vergeten verhaal van een onwankelbare liefde in oorlogstijd

Year of publication

2016

Reviews

'Love, dirty politics, history; it has everything.'—De Telegraaf

About the author

Anneloes Timmerije

Anneloes Timmerije is a Dutch journalist and award-winning author of literary and historical non-fiction. In 2005, her short story collection 'Zwartzuur' van her fiction debut. Timmerije was awarded the Vrouw&Kultuur debut prize in 2006, and was nominated for three other prizes. Since then, she's written three novels, one of which is Finding Her, written with Charles den Tex.

Charles den Tex

Charles den Tex is a highly acclaimed author, whose work has been compared to that of John Grisham, Michael Crichton and Michael Ridpath. He lived in London and Paris before returning to the Netherlands, where he worked as a copy writer and communications and management advisor. Charles den Tex is a three-time winner of the Golden Noose, the Dutch annual prize for the best thriller. His novel CEL ('Cell') was longlisted for the prestigious Libris Literature Prize 2009. Mr. Miller was broadcast as a TV series on Dutch television. Film rights have been sold to 20th Century Fox Studios. Photo: © Esther Hessing