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Kader Abdolah in October 2008
|Born||12 November 1954|
|Alma mater||University of Teheran|
His books are often written in Dutch. He adds ideas from Persian literature. He wrote "De reis van de lege flessen", "The journey of the empty bottles". The book is about an Iranian who goes to live in the Netherlands. "The House of the Mosque" was voted second best Dutch novel ever in Holland. "My Father's Notebook: A Novel of Iran" and "The House of the Mosque" are available in English.
Honours and awards
- "Kader Abdolah – De koning en de kraai". Nederlandse Grondwet (in Dutch). Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations. Retrieved 2013-09-22.
- "Kader Abdolah "Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres"". French Embassy in The Hague. Retrieved 2013-09-22.
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