Since the seventies I wrote a few books that were published by small publishers, such as ‘The blue-white foam’ and: ‘The history of the Liberal Jewish Community of Arnhem’ (now: Gelderland ).
At the same time, also short stories, which appeared in short story collections and, among others, in NRC Handelsblad, Trouw, Vrij Nederland and in the Literary e-zine MEANDER.
Since 2013 I have been an author at Uitgeverij Meulenhoff Boekerij
the people in hiding
The bizarre story of my parents on the run from the Jew hunters.Having fled Nazi Germany, they were overtaken by the war in the Netherlands. After their experiences in Germany and following photos of mass graves of Jews in the East, which my father saw in early 1942, there was only one option: go into hiding. My father knew the German mentality and bureaucracy. Seven times he dared to ignore a...
The sixth year
The sixth year' is the revised and greatly expanded version of an earlier (2005) pseudonymous book with the same title. In the 2014 version, the fictitious elements from the earlier edition have also been removed. The sixth year' is the autobiographical story about the unreal and confusing world, immediately after the war, of the Jewish boy, Peter Hein, who went from hiding place to hiding place...
The Misunderstanding' (2017), a dramatic story about a murder in my German-Jewish family in the ill-pregnant year 1933 in Germany In the idyllic East Frisian harbor town of Weener, Wolf is murdered in September 1933 just before the synagogue by the unworldly Joël Pinto. Everyone is convinced that not great-uncle Wolf, but great-nephew Albert de Jonge should have been the victim. After all, there...
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