Category Archives: Belgium

The Brontës in Brussels

If asked, I would of course have claimed that I knew – naturally! – that the Brontë sisters had spent some time in Brussels at some point in their lives. But if truth be told, I wouldn’t have been able … Continue reading

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Hugo Claus and the most unread novel in Flanders

I recently came across this hardback edition of Hugo Claus’s The Sorrow of Belgium (1983) in the English translation by Arnold J. Pomerans published by Pantheon Books in 1990. I had already tried reading it a few years ago in … Continue reading

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