Marcel Moring

Holland's most famous author, Marcel Moring, was born in 1957 in Enschede, and he now lives in Rotterdam. Moring published his aclaimed first novel, 'Mendels Erfenis' in 1990. His second, 'Het Grote Verlangen' ('The Great Longing') won the AKO Prize, the Dutch equivalent of the Booker Prize, and sold over 100,000 copies in the Netherlands alone.