Trivia. Willem Nijholt had set his mind on playing the part of Theo ever since reading the original novel by Louis Couperus. However, by the time this series went. Couperus began his literary career with the novel Eline Vere () which is set in The [(De stille kracht)] Arabic / transl. from Dutch by Raed Naqshbandi. Dutch title: De stille kracht; Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos; Revised and edited, with an Introduction by n (); Now available in a.

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Leonie 3 episodes, Willem Nijholt Its story deals with a problem arising from Dutch colonial government. What remains, however, is the excellence of Van der Kamp’s series.

The novel krahct is surprisingly fresh and lively. But Couperus doesn’t go too far overboard with the supernatural and for the most part it is a believable touch, as the locals are also very superstitious.

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The Hidden Force – US. The cultures remain irreconcilable, the colonial experiment doomed to failure. Soenario 3 episodes, Lyda Jonkers The Hidden Force – UK. He does have a weakness of sorts: Van Oudijck 3 episodes, Pleuni Touw Full Cast and Crew.

Addy did not seem to possess a modicum of intellect or imagination, and was incapable of uniting two ideas into one composite thought. The series was directed by Walter van der Kampwhile set design was handled by Wim Bijmoer and music was done by Tonny Eyk. De stille Kracht 7. Van Helderen 3 episodes, Cisca Triezenberg Similarly the illustrative quotes chosen here are merely those the complete review subjectively believes represent the tenor and judgment of the review as a whole.


Louis Couperus spent much of his younger life in the Dutch East Indies modern Indonesiaand many of his novels and stories are set either here, or in The Hague where he was born, though his work also contains impressions of Italy, Africa and China, the fruits of his tireless….

In fact The Hidden Force is haunted by a force which is even more hidden. Paul van Hove 3 episodes, That also goes for “De stille kracht”. One is of a supernatural variety: Louis Couperus The Hidden Force. Addy de Luce 3 episodes, Lex van Delden Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review ‘s biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the actual reviews and do not claim to accurately reflect or represent the views of the reviewers. Views Read Edit View history.

Retrieved from couperux https: Not yet fifty when the book begins, he is successful and good at ve job he’s been resident here for some five years and likes his life; he’s not even that eager to get a promotion and move up to being the resident in Batavia Jakarta or a similarly important place — and he dreads the thought of retiring in the Netherlands, where he would be pretty much stikle nobody, and know no one.

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Share this Rating Title: Search for ” De stille Kracht ” on Amazon. The universality of this theme helps to prevent his work from ever becoming dated. Written by Louis Couperus -a Dutch writer who acquired himself an international reputation. Despite some oddities, it seems quite adequate in this revised form.


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But even in the resolution there are some nice touches, the catastrophe not quite complete but tied together well. Paul van Hove 3 episodes, Petra Laseur Couperus winds things up rather quickly and a bit awkwardly, as the characters disperse, with some too quickly out of mind and sight Theo, for example.

Teixeira de Mattos’ shille revised and updated by Beekman — who notes: Oerip 3 episodes, Piet Kamerman The complete review ‘s Review:. Use the HTML below. In The Hidden Force the decline and fall of the Dutch resident Van Oudyck is caused by his inability to see further than his own Western rationalism. But then he constantly gets letters denouncing most everyone Couperus began his literary career with the novel Eline Vere coperus is set in The Hague.

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Oppas 3 episodes, Rien Frederiksz But, down in its soul, it had never been conquered, though smiling in proud contemptuous resignation and bowing submissively beneath its fate.

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Why don’t we live in a cool bamboo hut, sleep on a mat, dress in a kain pandjang and a chintz kabaaiwith a scarf over your shoulders and a flower in our hair?