Auke van der Berg ~ Buurvrouw


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112 pagina’s
14 x 21 cm
Euro 10,00

Als je door de stad wandelt, kuier je temidden van duizend en een verhalen. De een is goedgemutst, een ander redt het maar net, allemaal proberen we er iets van te maken.

Stukjes, kronkels, cursiefjes, we hebben er verschillende namen voor. Voor die notities die je maakt als je door de stad wandelt.
In Buurvrouw zijn zo rond de vijftig van de stukjes gebundeld die Auke van der Berg in de afgelopen tijd schreef.
Zijn oude buurvrouw, de bibliothecaresse van de dorpsbibliotheek, de taxichauffeur die niet weet wat houden van is en de junk die rekent op pensioen komen voorbij, net als de verpleegster die ontslagen wordt en de consultant die door toeval weet hoe de wereld in elkaar steekt.

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Napoleon, the Simpsons and the Dutch


Illustration from Only in Holland, Only the Dutch

Illustration from Only in Holland, Only the Dutch

As time marches on, the Dutch will continue to perplex and astonish people throughout the world, although, paradoxically, they will carry on their cultural ideologies of striving to be just average and acting normal because that’s weird enough. People from all parts of the world will continue to envision Holland as this idyllic place full of fairy-tale images, tulips, windmills, cheese, picturesque landscapes and happy-go- lucky inhabitants. People will continue to envision the capital city, Amsterdam, as this insidious place where everyone is high on drugs, engaging in licentious street prostitution and killing their unborn and elderly.
People will also continue viewing the Netherlands as a bastion of liberalism where traditionalism is rejected and where socialistic policies are undermining capitalism and helping to steer the world towards communism. And people will continue to envision the Dutch as these strange people who still walk around in those infamous wooden shoes. The Dutch have been misunderstood since the beginning of their existence; some things just don’t ever change.

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