The discovery of Heaven readalong (from iris on books)

I brought Harry Mulisch’s The discovery of heaven 1992 masterpiece a while ago having enjoy another of his books a long time ago and when Harry died in October I thought be time to read him again, then I saw Iris of Iris on books has organised a read along of the book ,so I thought I d join in with Iris a blogger I really like the book was  voted best dutch novel by the Dutch newspaper NRC ,here is the piece about it from the NRC ,I used google translate ,and just about got the article .Micheal Orthofer has a page on Harry Mulisch ,with links to his many reviews of Harry’s work which like always have numerous links to paper reviews .He gave it a rare A+ in his review .The book was made into a film in 2001 starring Stephen Fry as one of the two main Charcaters here is the IMDB REVIEW .this starts later this week and runs through to June when it is Dutch Literature month on Iris blog you may want join in here is a good place to start the centre of Dutch Literature in translation many great books to choose from .

What dutch books have you enjoyed ?

Have you read this epic book ?


6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Iris
    May 10, 2011 @ 07:58:17

    Thank you for the link to the Michael Orthofer page, I hadn’t seen it before. And I think it is great that you are joining in.


  2. Nana Fredua-Agyeman
    May 10, 2011 @ 12:43:08

    Thanks for the info Stu.


  3. Geosi
    May 12, 2011 @ 09:47:54

    Have not yet read this epic novel? But thanks for highlighting the author and the book to me.


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