By Gerbrand Bakker:
- The Twin
- The Queen's Visit
- The Detour
- Pear Trees Blossom White
- Donkey, Sheep and Redshank
- Winter Book
- Jasper and his Serf
Gerbrand Bakker

Gerbrand Bakker (1962) is a writer and a gardener. He studied Dutch Historical Linguistics and Gardening and he wrote etymological dictionaries for starters and children. His first fiction book was a young adult novella called Pear Trees Blossom White. His first novel, The Twin, was awarded with and nominated for various literary prizes, became a bestseller in the Netherlands and was published in numerous languages. His second novel, The Queen's Visit, is also a huge succes in Germany and was quickly followed by The Detour, which received great reviews from press, booksellers and readers. The English translation has won the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2013.

In 2010 the English edition of The Twin was awarded the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for best book published in the English language in 2010.

Besides gardening and writing novels, Gerbrand Bakker writes columns for a Dutch opinion magazine, he co-wrote an animated children's television program called Ted and Ed, he is co-editor for the Etymological Dictionary of Dutch which will be published in four or five volumes by the Amsterdam University Press and he is a part-time speed skating instructor. In 2011 Gerbrand Bakker’s Winter Book was published, featuring original stories, poems and ice skating tips from the author. In 2016 Jasper and his Serf, his personal memoires of the year 2015, were published as part of the privé-domein series.

The movie based on The Twin premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in 2013.

For more information, visit GerbrandsDingetje.nl

Akkermans, Ilse
Al Galidi, Rodaan
Attwell, David
Bakker, Gerbrand
Berg, Walter van den
Boehmer, Elleke
Böhler, Britta
Boog, Mark
Borg, Lucette ter
Cleef, Alfred van
Corstius, Jelle Brandt
Croiset, Hans
Dorrestein, Renate
Entius, Yolanda
Folkertsma, Anne
Giesen, Peter
Goldschmidt, Saskia
Haveman, Mariëtte
Heimans, Sylvia
Hofstede, Bregje
IJlander, Gijs
Jong, Dola de
Kannemeyer, J.C.
Koopman, Bert
Kornmehl, Ariëlla
Marie-Claire Melzer en
   Marieke Klomp
Mendels, Josepha
Mersbergen, Jan van
Meijer, Eva
Offermans, Cyrille
Oord, Lodewijk van
Oort, Dorinde van
Oosthoek, Andreas
Rammeloo, Eefje
Rosenfeld, Steven
Rossaert, Isabelle
Rost van Tonningen,
Schlink, Bernhard
Schmitz, Jowi
Schneider, Eric
Simons, Ida
Sleigh, Dan & Piet
Spit, Lize
Spruit, Rinus
Tilon, Lia
Toussaint, Pieter
Treur, Franca
Truijens, Aleid
Tuinman, Vrouwkje
Turashvili, Dato
Vekemans, Lot
Verschuur, Rita
Vinckx, Yaël
Webeling, Pieter
Zijderveld, Anton C.
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