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Annelies Verbeke

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Occupation  Writer
Alma mater  Gent University
Name  Annelies Verbeke

Annelies Verbeke
Born  6 February 1976 (age 39) Dendermonde, Belgium (1976-02-06)

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Annelies Verbeke (born 6 February 1976) is a Belgian author who writes in Dutch. She made her name with the novel Slaap! (Sleep!) which has been translated into several languages.


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Verbeke studied language and literature at Gent University before attending a scriptwriting course in Brussels. In 2003, she gained instant fame with her first novel Slaap! (Sleep!) when 70,000 copies of the Dutch edition were sold. The story has since been published in 22 countries The award-winning work was highlighted for the way in which it showed how people with various backgrounds were all looking for fulfillment.

A more recent international success has been Vissen redden (Saving Fish, 2009), also translated into several languages including German and Danish.

Selected works

  • (2003) Slaap! (Sleep!)
  • (2006) Reus (Giant)
  • (2009) Vissen redden (Saving Fish)
  • (2015) Dertig dagen (Thirty Days)
  • Short story collections
  • (2007) Groener Gras (Greener Grass)
  • (2012) Veronderstellingen (Presuppositions)
  • Other works
  • (2013) Tirol inferno (Tirol Inferno), prose poem
  • (2014) Onvoltooid landschap (Unfinished Landscape), short story
  • Plays
  • (2009) Stukken (Pieces)
  • (2010) Rail Gourmet (Rail Gourmet)
  • (2010) Almschi
  • (2012) Flow My Tears
  • References

    Annelies Verbeke Wikipedia

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