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Turkish Delight

Wolkers, Jan


Soft cover

Translated from the Dutch by Greta Kilburn. Illustrated wrappers. Slightly soiled and creased. Pages tanned but clean. *** Groundbreaking novel by Dutch novelist and sculptor Jan Wolkers (1925-2007). Controversial at the time of publication (1969, as Turks fruit) for its explicit sex scenes. Wolkers would stay a bit of an outlier in Dutch literature. Raw and straight to the point, but at the same time sensitive and often baroque in style; similar perhaps to the American writer Henry Miller. The book was the basis for Paul Verhoeven’s film of the same name (1972).

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Book Details

AuthorWolkers, Jan
PublisherFutura Publications Limited
Publisher Year1975
Book ConditionNear Fine
Binding TypeSoft cover