Naima El Bezaz

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Naima El Bezaz
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Naima El Bezaz
Born(1974-03-03)3 March 1974
Died7 August 2020(2020-08-07) (aged 46)
NationalityMoroccan-Dutch
OccupationWriter

Naima El Bezaz (3 March 1974[2] – 7 August 2020)[3] was a Dutch writer of Moroccan origin. She also gave lectures and wrote stories, essays and columns.

In September 2006, her third and most controversial book appeared, De verstotene, which talked about controversial content and criticism of religious dogmatism.[4][5]

Bezaz died on 7 August 2020 after killing herself in Alphen aan den Rijn, aged 46.[6]

Works[change | change source]

  • De weg naar het noorden (1995)
  • Minnares van de duivel (1999)
  • De verstotene (2006)
  • Het gelukssyndroom (2008)
  • Vinexvrouwen (2010)
  • Méér Vinexvrouwen (2012)
  • In dienst van de duivel (2013)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Privacy settings". myprivacy.dpgmedia.net.
  2. Straathof, Merel (18 December 2010). "Ik zeg nooit dat ik een goede schrijfster ben" [I never say that I am a good writer]. Het Parool (in Dutch). Amsterdam. p. 16. I am stuck with 3 March 1974 on my birth certificate, although I was born on 22 April. My grandfather would report my birth to the authorities but that did not happen until four years later.
  3. "Schrijfster Naima El Bezaz (46) overleden". nos.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  4. "Biografie" (in Dutch). Naima El Bezaz. Archived from the original on 18 May 2009. Retrieved 28 May 2009.
  5. "Naima El Bezaz". Dichter aan huis (in Dutch). Retrieved 28 May 2009.
  6. "Nieuws: Naima El Bezaz (1974 – 2020) overleden". www.tzum.info (in Dutch). Retrieved 8 August 2020.