The Foxes Come at Night
By Cees Nooteboom
Cees Nooteboom was born in The Hague in 1933, and now lives in Amsterdam and on the island of Minorca. He is a poet, a novelist and a travel writer whose books include Rituals (1983), The Following Story (1994), Roads to Santiago (1997) and All Souls' Day (2001).
Ina Rilke is the translator of books by W. F. Hermans, Erwin Mortier, Tessa de Loo, Dai Sijie, Margriet de Moor and Arthur Japin. She has been awarded the Vondel Prize, the Scott Moncrieff Prize and the Flemish Culture Prize for Translation.
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04 Jul 2013
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'Both wise and beautiful' John de Falbe, Literary Review. — Literary Review
'Exquisite toys for the broken-hearted' Jonathan Gibbs, Independent. — Independent
'Nooteboom is full of surprises and makes every word, every observation, not only count but also linger' Eileen Battersby, Irish Times. — Irish Times
'I much admired Cees Nooteboom's sharply melancholy stories' Julian Barnes, TLS Books of the Year. — Books of the Year
'One of the most remarkable writers of our time' Alberto Manguel, Guardian. — Guardian
'Poignant, wistful, and sometimes bitingly funny studies of memory, longing, regret, and a wry acceptance that this is what being alive is like' Independent on Sunday. — Independent on Sunday