3 posts tagged with dutch by joost de vries.
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The Mighty Barribal

A classic Dutch comic from the 1960s is being published in a local New Jersey newspaper. 'Tales from the life of Olivier B. Bomble, gentleman,’ was serialized in Dutch newspapers for many years, and Squire Bomble, his good friend Ocelot and many others have become household names in the Netherlands. [more inside]
posted by joost de vries on Oct 4, 2016 - 13 comments

Youths big plans and vague longings, the binges, crashes, and marathon walks and talks

Joseph O'Neill on the Dutch literary hero Nescio No one has written more feelingly and more beautifully than Nescio about the madness and sadness, courage and vulnerability of youth: its big plans and vague longings, not to mention the binges, crashes, and marathon walks and talks. No one, for that matter, has written with such pristine clarity about the radiating canals of Amsterdam and the cloud-swept landscape of the Netherlands. [more inside]
posted by joost de vries on Apr 15, 2012 - 13 comments

Dutch royal railway waiting rooms

Dutch royal railway waiting rooms The Dutch railway system has published 360 degree videos of the waiting rooms that were constructed for the royal family at the end of the 19th century. [more inside]
posted by joost de vries on Jan 28, 2012 - 29 comments

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