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sorrow of Belgium

by Hugo Claus

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Published by Overlook Press in Woodstock, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Belgium
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction,
    • Belgium -- History -- 1914- -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of: Het verdriet van België.

      StatementHugo Claus ; translated from the Dutch by Arnold J. Pomerans.
      SeriesTusk ivories
      ContributionsPomerans, Arnold.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT6410.C553 V3613 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 608 p. ;
      Number of Pages608
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3702629M
      ISBN 101585672386
      LC Control Number2003269473

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Louis Seynaeve, a young Flemish boy, is ten years old and attending a convent boardinghouse, infamous for its ""Book of Rules"" and for a teacher/priest known as ""the Rock."" The early part of the novel is devoted to schoolboy adventures (in a tone that's by turns satirical and affectionate) and to an unveiling of.

Hugo Claus: Het verdriet van België (The Sorrow of Belgium) This long novel is set in Belgium from shortly before the beginning of World War II to shortly after its end. Its aim is fairly clear – to show the hypocrisy and pettiness of the Flemish Belgians during this period, not in a satirical or bitter way (though both aspects have their.

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Much of The Sorrow of Belgium is clearly autobiographical: it ends with Louis writing "The Sorrow" and his voice and that of the third-person narrator blur into one another, mixing innocence and experience. The maturing Louis and his extensive family (including almost a dozen uncles and aunts) provide the vehicle for an insightful portrait of life in West Flanders during the war.

Author: Hugo Claus,Arnold J. Pomerans; Publisher: Penguin Classics ISBN: Category: Fiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A classic novel in the tradition of The Tin Drum, The Sorrow of Belgium is a searing, scathingly funny portrait of a wartime Belgium and one boy's coming of age -- emotionally, sexually, and politically.

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Genre/Form: Fiction History Dutch fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Claus, Hugo, Sorrow of Belgium. New York: Pantheon Books, ©  The liberation of Belgium by Allied troops in September marked the end of a harsh German Occupation, but also the beginning of a turbulent and decisive period in the history of the country.

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