Manuscripts of Gerard Reve deliver nearly 9,000 euros at auction
A number of letters, manuscripts and other material from Gerard Reve has Tuesday a small 9,000 raised at an auction.
The most striking item, a manuscript of the bundle, The Acrobat, was, according to a spokesman for auction house Bubb Kuyper, Haarlem is not sold.
The Acrobat is a collection of short stories that Reve in English wrote. The auction house was hoping for this manuscript to 15,000 euro would be consideration.
In total, 26 of the 31 items up for auction. The pieces were contributed by Joop Schafthuizen, partner died in 2006 a writer.