Hella Haasse dies


Hella Haasse

Hella Haasse or Seraphia Haasse Hélène is a great writer who was born on February 2 1918 in Batavia, Dutch East Indies. Now we can not find her new books anymore. Hella Haasse had died on 29 September 2011 (aged 93) in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Haasse wrote the first work in 1948, Oeroeg, which tells of the friendship between Indonesian children and European children. Their friendship ended when Indonesia’s children have to join the freedom fighters. Books for many years in the literature list of the most popular among school children in the Netherlands.

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