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Dutch Victorian novel about brain-damaged boy  

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God’s Fool: A Koopstad Story

Maartens, Maarten [pseudonym Joost Marius Willem van der Poorten Schwartz]


Richard Bentley and Son



3 volumes. (8vo) original green cloth, Mudie's label on each front board, gilt lettering. First Edition

A Dutch author who wrote in English, and whose realistic tales of Dutch life made him one of the most popular late Victorian novelists. God’s Fool is the most striking in his series of Koopstad stories, all of which chronicled middle-class Dutch characters. Here, the title character is a brain-damaged boy named Elias who is cheated out of inheritance by his brothers. 

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Bindings worn and cocked; otherwise very good.

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