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De grauwe minnaar

Carl Friedman (author)

De grauwe minnaar

Carl Friedman (author)
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Title
De grauwe minnaar
Author
Carl Friedman
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Den Haag: Stichting Uitgeverij XL, 1997
169 p.
ISBN
90-5542-305-X

About Carl Friedman

Carl Friedman, pseudonym of Carolina Klop (29 April 1952 – 27 March 2020) was a Dutch author.

Biography

Friedman grew up in Eindhoven, and became interested in World War II from a young age. She began collecting war documents at 15. Her interest may have been driven by the fact that her father was a resistance fighter and interned at Sachsenhausen concentration camp prior to liberation.

After her secondary studies, Friedman began working as a translator and interpreter. She moved to Breda, and worked at a daily newspaper called De Stem. She began her writing career in 1991 with the novel Nightfather, which became a success and was adapted for television in 1995. It has been translated into many languages.

Books

  • Nightfather (1991)
  • The Shovel and the Loom (1993)