Doeschka Meijsing, Dutch writer.

b. October 21, 1947

Dutch writer, born in Eindhoven.

She writes stories, poems, essays and novels. She debuted in 1974 with “The Roosters and other stories. For “Tiger, Tiger!” (1980) she received the Multatuli Prize. “The Second Man” (2000) was nominated for the AKO Literature and represented Meijsing’s breakthrough to the general public. Her novel “Chemicals 100%” (2002) was nominated for the Libris Literature Prize, and can be seen as a prelude to “Murder”, her share of the acclaimed novel, “Murder & Manslaughter” (2005), which she wrote with her brother Geerten. In 2007 she published a small novel “The First years”, and in 2008 there followed her acclaimed best-seller “About Love” that was awarded the the F. Bordewijk Prize, the Opzij Literature Prize and the AKO Literature Prize. Doeschka Meijsing has an impressive body of work to her credit in 1997 was awarded the Annie Roman Prize.

  • 1974 – De hanen en andere verhalen
  • 1976 – Robinson
  • 1977 – De kat achterna
  • 1980 – Tijger, tijger!
  • 1982 – Utopia of De geschiedenissen van Thomas
  • 1982 – Zwaluwen en Augustein
  • 1985 – Ik ben niet in Haarlem geboren
  • 1986 – Paard Heer Mantel
  • 1987 – Beer en Jager
  • 1988 – Hoe verliefd is de toeschouwer?
  • 1990 – De beproeving
  • 1992 – Vuur en zijde
  • 1994 – Beste vriend
  • 1996 – De angstige waakhond
  • 1996 – De weg naar Caviano
  • 2000 – De tweede man
  • 2002 – 100% chemie
  • 2005 – Moord en doodslag
  • 2008 – Over de liefde
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