Frans Pointl (1 August 1933 – 1 October 2015) was a Dutch writer. Pointl was born in 1933 in Amsterdam, the son of a Jewish mother and an Austrian father. During World War II he went in hiding. He only began publishing later in life; his debut, De kip die over de soep vloog ("The chicken that flew over the soup"), is a collection of autobiographical stories that also describe that time. The book was an instant success and earned him a nomination for the ECI Literatuurprijs.

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  • Frans Pointl (Amsterdam, 1 augustus 1933 – aldaar, 1 oktober 2015) was een Nederlandse schrijver. Pointls verhalenbundel De kip die over de soep vloog maakte hem in 1989 op slag bekend en leverde hem onder meer een nominatie voor de AKO Literatuurprijs op. Dit boek is tevens zijn bekendste werk. (nl)
  • Frans Pointl (1 August 1933 – 1 October 2015) was a Dutch writer. Pointl was born in 1933 in Amsterdam, the son of a Jewish mother and an Austrian father. During World War II he went in hiding. He only began publishing later in life; his debut, De kip die over de soep vloog ("The chicken that flew over the soup"), is a collection of autobiographical stories that also describe that time. The book was an instant success and earned him a nomination for the ECI Literatuurprijs. He spent the last years of his life in a nursing home in Amsterdam but continued to write. His last book, De laatste kamer ("The last room"), was published in 2013. He wrote of longing for death: "Being old is a chronic disease. Every night before I go to sleep I hope to slip into eternity. I've already written my epitaph: 'Finally liberated from people'". Pointl died on 1 October 2015. (en)
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  • Frans Pointl (Amsterdam, 1 augustus 1933 – aldaar, 1 oktober 2015) was een Nederlandse schrijver. Pointls verhalenbundel De kip die over de soep vloog maakte hem in 1989 op slag bekend en leverde hem onder meer een nominatie voor de AKO Literatuurprijs op. Dit boek is tevens zijn bekendste werk. (nl)
  • Frans Pointl (1 August 1933 – 1 October 2015) was a Dutch writer. Pointl was born in 1933 in Amsterdam, the son of a Jewish mother and an Austrian father. During World War II he went in hiding. He only began publishing later in life; his debut, De kip die over de soep vloog ("The chicken that flew over the soup"), is a collection of autobiographical stories that also describe that time. The book was an instant success and earned him a nomination for the ECI Literatuurprijs. (en)
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