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Margriet de Moor

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Born in the Netherlands in 1941, Margriet de Moor had a career as a classical singer before becoming a novelist. Her debut novel, First Gray, Then White, Then Blue, was a sensational success across Europe, winning her the AKO Literature Prize, for which her second novel, The Virtuoso, was also nominated. She has since published several other novels, including Duke of Egypt and The Kreutzer Sonata. Her books have been translated into twenty languages.


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The Storm
A novel
Written by Margriet De Moor
Translated by Carol Janeway


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $25.95

On the night of January 31, 1953, a mountain of water, literally piled up out of the sea by a freak winter hurricane, swept down onto the Netherlands, demolishing the dikes protecting the country and wiping a quarter of its landmass from the map. It was the worst natural disaster to... Read more >
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The Storm
A novel
Written by Margriet De Moor
Translated by Carol Janeway


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $13.99

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