The oeuvre of A.F.Th. van der Heijden (b. 1951) is dominated by two sagas: The Toothless Time and Homo Duplex. In 2011 Van der Heijden won the Constantijn Huygens Award for his entire oeuvre. In the same year he published Tonio, a requiem novel about the sudden death of his only child, which won him the Libris Literature Prize and the NS Readers’ Prize. In 2013 A.F.Th. van der Heijden received the P.C. Hooft Prize for his entire oeuvre. The Hellcat and The Morning Gift will be published by Suhrkamp Verlag in Germany. The film version of The Hellcat was released in March 2016 by Sigma Pictures and the film adaption of Tonio, produced by NL Film & TV, in October 2016.
Recent title – English material
Kwaadschiks (By Force), 2016
De ochtendgave (The Morning Gift), 2015