Dragt, Tonke

Tagged: Author

Working name of Dutch East Indies-born illustrator and author Antonia Johanna Dragt (1930-    ), in The Netherlands after 1945; most of her work, much of it sf or fantasy, is designed for Young Adult readers, including her best known work, the Dragonaut series including De brief voor de koning ["The Letter for the King"] (1962) and Geheimen van het Wilde Woud ["Secrets of the Wild Wood"] (1965), a fantasy with a notable focus on issues of duty and honour. De torens van februari (1973; trans Maryka Rudnik as The Towers of February: A Diary by an Anonymous (For the Time Being) Author with Added Punctuation and Footnotes 1975) carries its young protagonist through a portal into a Parallel World, where he is afflicted by Amnesia, for a while. [JC]

Antonia Johanna Dragt

born Batavia, Java, Dutch East Indies: 12 November 1930

died

works (highly selected)

series

Dragonaut

  • De brief voor de koning ["The Letter for the King"] (Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Leopold, 1962) [Dragonaut: binding unknown/]
  • Geheimen van het Wilde Woud ["Secrets of the Wild Wood"] (Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Leopold, 1965) [Dragonaut: binding unknown/]

individual titles

links

Previous versions of this entry

Website design and build: STEEL

Site ©2011 Gollancz, SFE content ©2011 SFE Ltd.