Posthumous Book by Clark Accord

The Dutch-Surinamese writer Clark Accord who died last May left an unfinished novel. 
On October 28, 2011 the novel Plantation d’Amour, published by Nijgh & Van Ditmar, will be launched at the Public Library Amsterdam. The book examines the period of the Dutch-Surinamese slavery.

Accord, who died on May 11 at the age of  50, could not finish the novel. The omitted chapters, notes and annotations were sufficient to make the book, they said. On his deathbed Accord talked to his editor about how the novel should end.

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~ by eneryvibes on 1,October 22, 2011.

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