One of the Netherlands' most compelling literary voices
These are novels of subtle emotional distance . . . as physical as a blow to the heart
De Kat mixes great moral issues with historical events. This is his literary art. The Longest Night is melancholic and brilliantly written.
Otto de Kat has created a small masterpiece.
The De Kat Express takes you on a journey without borders.
An exceedingly beautiful novel that you read breathless till the end.
A masterpiece of literary craft and concision; sparse, beautiful and hugely affecting.
[A] powerful novel, exploring the impact of war through the lives of its memorable characters.