Book The interpreter of Java appears in Indonesia
The book The Interpreter of the Java of author Alfred Birney is also in Indonesia appear. Uitgeverij De Geus, the Indonesian translation rights of the successful novel sold to a publisher in Jakarta.
It is the third book of Birney that in Indonesia appears. The 66-year-old Hague writer won with The Interpreter of Java this year, the Libris Literature Prize and the Henriette Roland Holst prize. The book is about the development of the Dutch-Indian history on the writer and the relationship with his father.
By the Grafimedia in Jakarta appeared earlier translations of the work of Hella Haasse, Gustaaf Peek, and Annie M. G. Schmidt. Translator of the book of Birney is Meggy Soedjatmiko.