Books tagged: netherlands

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Gloves of Red Silk: A short story of a young girl's first war
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
"Do you see him?" When war came, twelve-year-old Ruth Imker knew better than anyone that nowhere was safe: not Oud Beijerland, not Heleen's house - not anywhere. She knew the Germans would keep coming. She knew they would never stop. The Germans had followed Ruth all the way from Vienna to Rotterdam - and they were still following.
The Warlock and the Wolf
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,550. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Mina stands up for animals. But can she stand up to her parents’ murderer? "Uncannily believable" —Historical Novel Society Brave orphan Mina dreams of becoming a great scientist, even though she's just a beginner. But when her parents' killer escapes from prison and threatens to kill again, she must make the terrifying leap from apprentice to master.
The Broken Jug: A Dramatic Comedy About Thwarted Rape
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,330. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Plays » European / German, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A new translation of the only comedy by one of the most important German Romantics.
Cartoony Justice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When everybody's favourite Saturday morning program, the Dead End Show, is cancelled and replaced by a boring educational film about bananas, sorceress extraordinaire Stella and her friends pay a visit to the man responsible, Frederick J. Waardehem PhD, child psychologist and hater of cartoons, to make him see the light. A story of cartoons, talking pigs, singing bananas, flying anvils and magic.
Tales From the Fountain Pen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,860. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Maggie was ready to embrace life and enjoy attending vocational college when the war came to her village in the Netherlands and changed everything. In a series of interconnected stories Maggie struggles with fear, shortages, the resistance, the dangers of falling in love and who to trust. A novella.
Van de winter geboren
Price: Free! Words: 90. Language: Dutch. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Historical fiction
Een liefdesverhaal ontworpen door Mike Donati. Denkt u dat de liefde is uniek en gratis? Zeker niet!
07MH17 Dutch version
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: Dutch. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Op weg naar Asia, voor een vakantie met zon en een andere cultuur werden enkele honderden personen weggevaagd van deze wereld. In enkele seconden honderd zes en negentig Nederlanders stierven in wat is gecategoriseerd als een van de dodelijkste verkeersvliegtuig aanslag ooit. Tachtig hiervan waren onder de achttien jaar oud, en het vliegtuig vervoerde maar liefst achttien gezinnen.
07MH17
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
On the seventeenth of July two thousand fourteen the flight MH17 with two hundred ninety six passengers was shot down in the cross fire between rebels and the army of Ukraine. Hundred ninety six of them were Dutch. Eighty percent were under eighteen years old. The author presents the prologue and epilogue in English, Dutch and Spanish with links to Soundcloud.
By the Scruff of the Neck - A Suitcase of Memories
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 124,640. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Told through the eyes of a young boy, ‘By the Scruff of the Neck’ begins its tale in post-WWII Holland of the 1940s and gives a candid and often humorous account of a Catholic childhood and the dynamics of family life. In contrast, the impact of the German occupation of Holland provides an insight into the privations of the time, as well as the subsequent decision to migrate to Australia in 1952.
Starry Mind: The Life and Times of Vincent van Gogh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Some of the most famous artists of the world never achieved fame, or even recognition, during their lifetimes. They worked in relative obscurity and often in tragic circumstances. And although those artists produced works that now grace the walls of some of the most hallowed museums, they never lived to enjoy it. Vincent Willem van Gogh was such a man. This biography looks at both the life and