Monday, 12 May 2008

Better late than never

Hugo Claus

Belgium's foremost writer, he tackled controversial themes
Douglas Messerli
Friday May 2, 2008

The Guardian finally gets around to an obituary of one of Europe's most highly-regarded literary figures, who died on March 19, a good two weeks before.

Fortunately, the obituarist had put the time to good use, by digesting all of the obituaries which had gone before. Books