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Claus’s poems are at once playful, harrowing, and deeply engaging—and David Colmer’s succinct translations bring to American readers the outlines of the complete career of a major, prolific European poet. — Kevin Prufer
Gerbrand Bakker studied Dutch historical linguistics and worked as a subtitler for nature films before becoming a gardener. His previous books include an etymological dictionary for children and the young adult novel Perenbomen bloeien wit (Pear trees bloom white).The Twin appeared in Dutch in 2006 and was awarded the Golden Dog-Ear, a prize for the bestselling literary debut in the Netherlands.