The Sorrow of Belgium

Claus, Hugo


1st Edition

Grey half-cloth boards with paper sides. Red lettering to spine. In near fine dust jacket, slightly rubbed to edges. First American edition. Translated from the Dutch by Arnold J. Pomerans. Originally published in Belgium and the Netherlands in 1984 as Het verdriet van Belgie. *** Hugo Claus (1929-2008) was one of the most important authors writing in the Dutch language in the second half of the 20th century and this door stopper of novel is often seen as his magnum opus.

Book Details

AuthorClaus, Hugo
PublisherPantheon Books
Publisher Year1990
Book ConditionNear Fine
Jacket ConditionNear Fine
Binding TypeHardcover
Edition1st Edition