Harry Mulisch (1927-2010)

Death: 30th October 2010
Location: Begraafplaats Zorgvlied, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Cause of death:  Cancer
Photo taken by:  Marion Golsteijn
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Dutch writer who wrote more than 80 novels, plays, essays, poems, and philosophical reflections. Mulisch's works have been translated into over 30 languages. Along with Willem Frederik Hermans and Gerard Reve, Mulisch is considered one of the "Great Three" of Dutch postwar literature. His novel The Assault (1982) was adapted into a film that won both a Golden Globe and an Academy Award. His novel The Discovery of Heaven (1992) is considered his masterpiece, and was voted “the best Dutch-language book ever” by Dutch readers in a 2007 newspaper poll.