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4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoy it, don't understand it, 27 Jun 2005
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This review is from: Tonguecat (Hardcover)
Peter Verhelst has a unique place in Belgian literature.
It's even difficult to compare his work with other international writers.
But Jeanette Winterson has definitely been a source of inspiration for him.
Just as a lot of classical mythology and fairytales.
When reading the book try and enjoy the atmosphere more, than trying to catch it's meaning.
I won't even try to explain to you here.
Just think of a mix between terrorism (badenmeinhoff) and ancient mythology.
Tonguecat got several major literature awards in Belgium and The Netherlands, and is definately worth the read.
But just hope that his earlier work (De kleurenvanger ... the colorcatcher) will be translated as well in english. I think that is Verhelst best work yet.
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Tonguecat by Peter Verhelst (Hardcover - 18 Sep 2003)
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