Translated by Stacey Knecht. Black paper boards with black lettering to black cloth spine. Fine in fine unclipped dust jacket designed by Martin Ogolter. *** A huge name in The Netherlands and his home country Belgium, only few books by this prolific author have been translated into English. The best-known of these is his magnum opus The Sorrow of Belgium (1984/translated in 1990). Desire was originally published in 1978 as Het verlangen and follows the adventures of two Belgium misfits in Las Vegas.