Jan Brokken

Jan Brokken was born in 1949 in the Netherlands. His home town is Amsterdam. He is one of Holland's most highly regarded writers. He has published novels and short stories as well as travel narratives and literary journalism. His passion for travel influences his fiction and non-fiction alike. He studied at the School of Journalism in Utrecht, the Netherlands, and did Political Science at the University of Bordeaux. A Dutch movie is in preparation: for Jungle Rudy (2004).