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❰PDF❯ ✐ Amsterdam Stories Author Nescio – Bird-watching.co No one has written feelingly and beautifully than Nescio about the madness and sadness courage and vulnerability of youth its big plans and vague longings not to mention the binges crashes and marathoNo one has written feelingly and beautifully than Nescio about the madness and sadness courage and vulnerability of youth its big plans and vague longings not to mention the binges crashes and marathon walks and talks No one for that matter has written with such pristine clarity about the radiating canals of Amsterdam and the cloud swept landscape of the Net.

Herlands Who was Nescio? Nescio—Latin for “I don’t know”—was the pen name of JHF Groenloh the highly successful director of the Holland Bombay Trading Company and a father of four—someone who knew than enough about respectable maturity Only in his spare time and under the cover of a pseudonym as if commemorating a lost self did he let himself go.

amsterdam mobile stories pdf Amsterdam Stories ePUBHerlands Who was Nescio? Nescio—Latin for “I don’t know”—was the pen name of JHF Groenloh the highly successful director of the Holland Bombay Trading Company and a father of four—someone who knew than enough about respectable maturity Only in his spare time and under the cover of a pseudonym as if commemorating a lost self did he let himself go.

eBook bird watching.co ↠ Amsterdam Stories eBook í

eBook bird watching.co ↠ Amsterdam Stories eBook í Jan Hendrik Frederik Grönloh was born in Amsterdam the oldest of four children After an idealistic youth he joined the Holland–Bombay Trading Company in 1904 becoming director in 1926 suffering a nervous breakdown leading to a short hospitalization in 1927 and retiring at age fifty five on December 31 1937; he married Aagje Tiket b 1883 in 1906 and had four daughters with her born in 1

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  1. s.penkevich s.penkevich says:

    eBook bird watching.co ↠ Amsterdam Stories eBook í amsterdam mobile, stories pdf, Amsterdam Stories ePUB‘ I stood on the little bridge on the edge of nothingness enveloped in infinity’The unbridled aspirations of youth are like a fiery golden sunrise headstrong and self assured to light the world ablaze with midday brilliance and pushing aside the inevitability of the purple twilight that is to come Amsterdam Stories a slim yet surprisingly substantial collection from the life’s work of Nescio— the Latin pseudonym of Dutch businessman and director of the Holland Bombay Trading Company Jan Hendrik Frederik Grönloh meaning ‘I Don’t Know’ —beautifully bottles the passions and endeavours of youth in pristine prose Focusing on a cavalcade of young artists who passively watch the world turn while assured of their own importance and coming fame Nescio’s stories read like a matured and polished Beat novel coming alive in the streets of Amsterdam and the artistic expressions of his characters


  2. BlackOxford BlackOxford says:

    eBook bird watching.co ↠ Amsterdam Stories eBook í amsterdam mobile, stories pdf, Amsterdam Stories ePUBEngagement Alienation To appreciate Nescio I suggest it’s helpful to compare him with his English near contemporary Henry Green Nescio might well be considered the Dutch Henry Green or precisely Jan Hendrik Frederik Grönloh is the Dutch Henry Vincent Yorke Both were businessmen who were also authors of some remarkable prose beginning in the 1910’s and 1920’s Although Green was far prolific Nescio like Green was a stylist interested in the perplexing details of everyday life Both perhaps because of their dichotomous lives are primarily concerned with the idea of ‘duty’ that is the implicit obligations or plichten that most of us respond to or are trapped in depending on mood Nescio and Green both use dialect extensively which is unfortunately untranslatable in either direction Green writes about the s of the English country house upper class snobbery and working class woes Nescio is narrowly focused on the bourgeois smugness of a much compacted


  3. Jola Jola says:

    eBook bird watching.co ↠ Amsterdam Stories eBook í amsterdam mobile, stories pdf, Amsterdam Stories ePUBLet’s start our walk with crocuses shall we? ’I think back to last year’s crocuses in the parks in Groningen in the gardens of the villas on the way to Haren and farther Spring was late last year The crocuses were in full bloom in mid April Yellow purple and white the vanguard of spring’And how about weeping willows? 'She saw the weeping willow turn yellow its branches hung


  4. E. G. E. G. says:

    eBook bird watching.co ↠ Amsterdam Stories eBook í amsterdam mobile, stories pdf, Amsterdam Stories ePUB Introduction by Joseph O'Neill The Freeloader Young Titans The Writing on the Wall Out Along the IJ Little Poet From an Unfinished Novel The Valley of Obligations The End Insula Dei Notes


  5. Tony Tony says:

    eBook bird watching.co ↠ Amsterdam Stories eBook í amsterdam mobile, stories pdf, Amsterdam Stories ePUBTwo I liked a lotThe Freeloader is Japi A mooch The story rather uickly put me in mind of Bartleby Which I mean as a high compliment The difference here is that Japi who sponges constantly nevertheless makes fast friends Bohemians mostly but still How could you not like Japi who actually had an office job and unlike Bartleby stopped going He explained You don't know what an office job is like First you go to school till you're eighteen Do you know how many sheep there are in Australia or how deep the Suez Canal is? My point exactly But I knew all that Do you know what polarization is? Me neither but I used to I had to learn the strangest things 'Credited to the inventory account' translate that into French Have a go at that You have no


  6. Steve Steve says:

    eBook bird watching.co ↠ Amsterdam Stories eBook í amsterdam mobile, stories pdf, Amsterdam Stories ePUBActually 45 starsWhat a welcome change of pace Nescio was the pseudonym of Jan Hendrik Frederik Grönloh 1882 1961 a pseudonym he felt was necessary to protect his career at an Amsterdam import export house at least until 1929 where he spent 33 years of his life and where he rose to be the director of the firm But this was no life story like that of his contempor


  7. Ipsita Ipsita says:

    eBook bird watching.co ↠ Amsterdam Stories eBook í amsterdam mobile, stories pdf, Amsterdam Stories ePUBBrilliant captivating scintillating with wry humour beyond the usual cynicism like an enlightened comical view of a tragedy and tranuil resignation regarding the purpose of man's existenceHere are some of the remarkable uotes from this excellent piece of literaturea The FreeloaderFor the earth everything was simple enough It just turned on its axis and followed its course around the sun and had nothing to worry about But the people on it fretted out their days with troubles and cares and endless worries as though without these troubles these cares and these worries the day wouldn’t turn into night“Do? Nothing All you people are so pathetically sensible everything needs a reason and a purpose I’m going to Friesland not


  8. Ben Winch Ben Winch says:

    eBook bird watching.co ↠ Amsterdam Stories eBook í amsterdam mobile, stories pdf, Amsterdam Stories ePUBI love this guy He’s so humble so understated so unhistrionic but what comes through to me at least is a palpable sadness You might even say a cosmic sadness in that he’s aware of his smallness and his characters’ smallnesses in relation to forces they only fool themselves they can fight And it’s powerful so powerful that despite his beautiful words and images I’m almost glad he published only these hundred odd pages in his lifetime because would be heartbreaking In his uiet way he’s almost another Akhmatova sensitive and alert and destined to write but shaped by world events into a kind of writer he might never have imagined There’s an irony in his giving up his bohemian life to be a bourgeois then being reduced t


  9. MJ Nicholls MJ Nicholls says:

    eBook bird watching.co ↠ Amsterdam Stories eBook í amsterdam mobile, stories pdf, Amsterdam Stories ePUBNine stories from an underappreciated Dutch scribe with a melancholic and tender sensibility Early works ‘The Freeloader’ and ‘Young Titans’ were the most affecting for me with later pieces ‘Little Poet’ and ‘Insula Dei’ a little too scattershot in approach to be wholly satisfying The remaining stories are slight sketches or incomplete fragments A fittingly gloomy but hopeful end to 2012


  10. Lou Last Lou Last says:

    eBook bird watching.co ↠ Amsterdam Stories eBook í amsterdam mobile, stories pdf, Amsterdam Stories ePUB'Why did God ever make anyone a little poet?''October is especially beautiful this year we live in a golden city and not for any amount of money not for a hundred thousand rijksdollar bills would I want to be respectable I’d rather just stay who I am a piece of humanity like this walking right at the edge of the embankment beyond the trees stopping and turning around every time like someone a little confused And it has stopped raining it hasn’t rained fo


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