Tuesday, May 13, 2008
On Sale Today: THE DARKROOM OF DAMOCLES by W.F. Hermans
From the acclaimed author of Beyond Sleep, Overlook is proud to publish The Darkroom of Damocles, the first American edition of the 1958 masterpiece by the late Dutch novelist W.F. Hermans. Widely acknowledged to be the greatest Dutch novel of the twentieth-century, this classic work is now available in a new translation by Ina Rilke. Milan Kundera has written of The Darkroom of Damocles: "I read it in a single setting . . a thriller during which the suspense never flags . . a great novel."