In de nalatenschap van Gerard Walschap werd een nooit eerder gepubliceerde schelmenroman teruggevonden. Walschap werkte aan Metten Marten tussen 1946 en 1953. De roman speelt zich af in de zestiende eeuw en vertelt over de avonturen van een dertienjarige vlerk die met een paar zonderlingen de wereld in trekt.
Title
Metten Marten
Author
Gerard Walschap
Author of introduction
Walter Van den Broeck 1941-
Afterword
Jos Borré
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Antwerpen: Uitgeverij Vrijdag, 2012
ISBN
9789460011641
CloudLibrary
3fmef89

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About Gerard Walschap

Jacob Lodewijk Gerard, Baron Walschap (Londerzeel-St. Jozef, 9 July 1898 – Antwerp, 25 October 1989), was a Belgian writer.

Early life

He went to highschool at the Klein seminarie in Hoogstraten, and later in Asse. His Flemish awareness was in these days encouraged by the priest and poet Jan Hammenecker. In Leuven, he entered the school for priests of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, but did not finish to be ordained as a priest.

In 1923, he became secretary at the weekly magazine Het Vlaamsche land (E: Flemish country). In 1925, he married Marie-Antoinette Theunissen (1901–1979) in Maaseik, and a year later their son, Hugo is born. Alice Nahon acts as a nurse and write a poem to the occasion Aan Hugo's fijne stemmeke (E: To Hugo's fine voice). Hugo Walschap became ambassador of the king of Belgium.

In 1927, his second son, Guido, is born. In 1930, his…Read more on Wikipedia