Friendly atmosphere @ the launching of ‘Verborgen leegte’ in The Hague

29 11 2010


The launching of the new novel by Quito Nicolaas Verborgen leegte last Friday 26 november at the Arubahuis was a successful afternoon.

In his speech Quito spoke of the process of writing this novel that took him a few years to complete. Furthermore he stressed the importance to promote young Aruban writers in Holland. The Cabinet could play a part in this he said. He read a fragment of the book, whereafter a copy of the book was presented to the Cabinet of the Plenipotenciary Minister of Aruba mr. Edwin Abath.
Quito’s old primary schoolteacher gave an interesting insight of the author as a young inquisitive boy during his primary school years. Also about his experience teaching young children a foreign language given that everybody spoke only Papiamento.
Finally Irene de Cuba of BookIsh Publishers told about this new publishers house and thanked everybody for a nice afternoon.  Followed by a signing reception with the author.

talking about the book

listening attentively

presenting the book to the Plenipotenciary Minister of Aruba mr. Edwin Abath

 

authors’ 1rst grade teacher mr. Jopie Schwengle

reading a from ‘Verborgen leegte’ 

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