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ruebsamen het_lied_en_de_waarheid helga ruebsamen - het lied en de waarheid
experience java, colonial dutch east indies (indonesia), in the late thirties
a family that moves to the hague, holland, in 1939, because of the 'troubles' in europe
and the second world war, occupation time in holland
as seen through the eyes from a young girl of - note - german-jewish descent

an unbelievable experience of amazingly design, relaxed it seems, yet profound, and with sudden moves that will astonish you

the song and the truth has been nominated for the most prestigeous dutch literary awards
the author wants you to read the work a few pages a day or so

  the translation of the title into english is by me
(there could be another title which is in use, i haven't found it yet)
  go to some quotes, selected by me, from her work:
to: quotes in (original) dutch
to: quotes in english (translated by me)