Interview with
Sidney Dekker

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  • Published 20120306
  • ISBN: 9781921922008
  • Extent: 264 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

You’ve written many academic books in the past. How was it to take on a subject that was very emotional and personal?

It took the courage to build [to write it] over more than a decade. I have wanted to give this a voice earlier but never managed. The challenge to give a voice to the things that happened inside of me, to try to give that words and to give inanimate things around me some life, that was to me absolutely delicious when I wrote it.

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