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Hoe hij raad van Indië werd

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"Hoe hij raad van Indië werd" is a compelling and engaging novel by Paul Adriaan Daum that delves into the complexities of colonial rule in the Dutch East Indies. The protagonist's journey from a humble background to becoming a member of the Raad van Indië is filled with twists and turns, allowing readers to see the inner workings of the colonial government and the challenges faced by those attempting to navigate its political landscape.

Daum's writing is vivid and detailed, painting a vivid picture of life in the Dutch East Indies and the various characters that populate its society. The author's keen eye for social dynamics and political intrigue shines through, making for a truly immersive reading experience.

Overall, "Hoe hij raad van Indië werd" is a thought-provoking and engaging novel that offers a unique perspective on colonialism and the individuals caught up in its web. Fans of historical fiction and political thrillers will find much to enjoy in this meticulously researched and well-crafted novel.

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Dit boek beschrijft de loopbaan van een middelmatig ambtenaar, die dankzij de invloed en intriges van zijn twee echtgenotes de hoogste functies bereikt. Verwikkelingen rond positie, geld en erotiek, in innige samenhang, zo kenmerkend voor de Indische maatschappij, voeren ook hier de boventoon. - Summary by Dr. H.A. Poeze

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