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Title: Tjalie Robinson; Biografie van een Indo-schrijver. [Derde druk (ongewijzigde herdruk); Third edition (reprinted).
Description: Amsterdam, Bert Bakker, 2009. Stout 8. Original coloured glossy limp wrappers. Covertitle in bold black type with a portrait of Tjalie Robinson. 598pp. Numerous captioned monochrome illustrations in text and full-page, mainly portraits and family portraits from hitherto unpublished sources and archivalia, notes at rear, list of literature consulted, archives, name-list of persons interviewed, register, synopsis and biogr. note to biographer with a portrait on lower outer cover. Detailed dutch language biography descibing life and times of Tjalie Robinson (alias Vincent Mahieu =J.J.Th. Boon, 1911-1974). Wold famous indonesian-dutch author and novelist, critic and publisher who established the famous indonesian-dutch illustrated magazine De Brug/Tong Tong/Moesson 1947-still in print nowedays {2014]. Fighter against racism, promotor of the indonesian-dutch ethnic minority in the former Dutch East Indies and in post- worldwar 2 in the Netherlands. Paperback edition. Very fine copy. (corners of wrappers minimally scuffed, signature of previous owner on french title).

Keywords: biography tjalierobinson vincentmahieu literature indonesiandutch indo eurasian author novelist publisher editor ethnic minority representative characteristics colonialism indonesia lifestory

Price: EUR 85.00 = appr. US$ 92.38 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 55329