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Faded Portraits Faded Portraits

by Breton de Nijs, E.

A fictionalized memoir of family life in the former colonial Dutch East Indies, the novel is the story of the once powerful De Paulys, and especially Aunt Sophie, the matriarch, whose efforts to preserve the family heritage - the ‘purity’ of the Dutch bloodline and culture - inevitably prove tragic. The book - originally published in 1954 as ‘Vergeelde Portretten’ - is reminiscent of the literature of the American South: ‘colonial’ literature, wistfully determined to record an era that was passing.

Hardcover, 176 pages, Exclusive

USD 14.95 / CAD 19.95

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