Harry Mulisch

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Harry Kurt Victor Mulisch (July 29, 1927 – October 30, 2010) was writer from the Netherlands. He wrote more than 30 works. His books were translated into more than 20 languages. His most famous book is The Discovery of Heaven.

Mulisch was born in Haarlem and lived in Amsterdam from 1958 until the end of his life.

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  • Archibald Strohalm (1952; novel)
  • Tussen hamer en aambeeld ("Between hammer and anvil", 1952; novella)
  • Chantage op het leven ("Blackmail on life", 1953; short story)
  • De Diamant ("The Diamond", 1954; novel)
  • De Sprong der Paarden en de Zoete Zee ("The Jump of Horses and the Sweet Sea", 1955; novel)
  • Het mirakel ("The miracle", 1955; short stories)
  • Het Zwarte licht ("The Black Light", 1957; novel)
  • Manifesten ("Manifestos", 1958; essays)
  • Het Stenen Bruidsbed ("The Stone Bridal Bed", 1959; novel)
  • Tanchelijn (1960; play)
  • De knop ("The button", 1961; play)
  • Voer voor Psychologen ("Food for psychologists", 1961; autobiography)
  • Wenken voor de bescherming van uw gezin en uzelf, tijdens de Jongste Dag ("Tips for the Protection of Your Family and Yourself During the Last Judgment"), 1961; essays)
  • De Zaak 40/61 ("Criminal Case 40/61", 1963; report on the Eichmann trial)
  • Bericht aan de Rattenkoning ("Message to the Rat King", 1966; essay on the Provos revolts in Amsterdam in the 1960s)
  • Wenken voor de Jongste Dag ("Tips for the Last Judgment", 1967; essays)
  • Het woord bij de daad ("The word added to the deed", 1968; essays)
  • Reconstructie ("Reconstruction", 1969; essays)
  • Paralipomena Orphica ("Paralipomena Orphica", 1970; essays)
  • De Verteller ("The Narrator", 1970; novel)
  • De Verteller verteld: Kommentaar, Katalogus, Kuriosa en een Katastrofestuk ("The Narrator being narrated: Comments, Catalogue, Curiosities and a Piece of Catastrophe, 1971; essay on The Narrator)
  • De toekomst van gisteren ("Yesterday's future", 1972; essay on a book the author cannot write)
  • Oidipous Oidipous (1972; play)
  • Woorden, woorden, woorden ("Words, words, words", 1973; poetry)
  • De vogels ("The Birds", 1974; poetry)
  • Mijn Getijdenboek ("My book of hours") (1975; autobiography)
  • Tegenlicht (1975; poetry)
  • Kind en Kraai (1975; poetry)
  • Twee Vrouwen ("Two Women", 1975; novel) (filmed as Twice a woman)
  • Oude Lucht (1977; stories)
  • Opus Gran (1982; poetry)
  • De Aanslag (The Assault, 1982; novel); see above.
  • De Kamer (1984; stories)
  • Hoogste Tijd ("Last Call", 1985; novel)
  • De Pupil ("The Pupil", 1987; novel)
  • De Elementen ("The Elements", 1988; novel)
  • De Ontdekking van de Hemel (The Discovery of Heaven, 1992; novel); see above
  • De Procedure ("The Procedure", 1999; novel)
  • Het Theater, de brief en de waarheid ("The Theatre, the Letter and the Truth", 2000; novel)"Boekenweekgeschenk"
  • Siegfried (2001; novel)