Syl Van Duyn

Syl Van Duyn

Syl Van Duyn


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Girl Out of Place

A coming-of-age story set during the liberation of Indonesia (formerly the Dutch East Indies). At the end of the war, Nell is released from a Japanese internment camp in Java. While searching for her father in the chaos, she meets Tim, a young man who is looking for his family too. Nell’s jou...

About me

Syl van Duyn is author of four Dutch language children’s book as well as an adult non-fiction book based on the columns she wrote for the Dutch magazine Margriet (2001). She works for the Dutch broadcasting network VPRO, selecting and purchasing documentaries, and lives in Amsterdam.

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