‘I wanted to strap the reader onto a horse which gallops into the abyss’ (Metro, August 18, 2003)

‘One of my aims was to expose the moral climate which brought about the sluggish Dutch performance in Srebrenica.’ (Universiteitskrant, February 5, 2004)


  • Longlisted for the Gouden Uil 2003
  • Shortlisted for the Debutantenprijs
    (for the best literary debut of 2003, Award ceremony: November 21, 2004)