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Kees 't Hart
The pigeon

Kees ‘t Hart reads a story entitled The pigeon. During the interval in a film a man meets a former sweetheart from his adolescent years. The encounter releases a flood of memories, including an incident involving a dove, a camping holiday and the first sexual overtures.

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Kees 't Hart

Kees 't Hart (b. 1941) has published short stories and novels. For his collection of poems, Kinderen die leren lezen (1998) he won the first Gerhardt Poetry Prize; his novel De revue (2000) won the Multatuli Prize and was nominated for the Libris Literature Prize. In 2006 he published two new books: Het mooiste leven, about the football club SC Heerenveen, and the novel De krokodil van Manhattan. Kees 't Hart writes literary reviews for the weekly De Groene Amsterdammer.

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