Het laatste boeket: Dutch text.
Author: Adriaan van Dis (1946) is a Dutch author, with Indo (Eurasian) roots, residing in France. Van Dis debuted in 1983 with the novella Nathan Sid. In 1995 his book Indische Duinen (My Father's War), which in its narrative is a follow up to his debut novella, was also awarded several prestigious literary awards. He is also known as the host of his own award winning television talkshow named Hier is... Adriaan van Dis, that lasted from 1983 to 1992 and several successful award winning television documentaries. With the publication of his Indies inspired compilation book De Indie boeken (The Indies books) in 2012, Van Dis establishes himself as one of the most significant second generation authors of Dutch Indies literature.
Illustrator: Deborah Campert (1938) was active in the world of art under the name Deborah Wolf. First as owner of Galerie Balance and later as advisor of the ABN Amro Art Foundation. She was responsible for the purchase and management of the ABN Amro Art Collection for over 20 years. In 2008 she and her son Jeroen Wolf made the documentary 'Willem' and in 2012 'The rhythm of Elly de Waard'. In 2010 her book 'C'est la vie' was published with co-author Barbara van Kooten.