Bob Van Laerhoven
translator from Belgium, author of several highly acclaimed literary crime
novels and recipient of the prestigious 2007 Hercule Poirot Prize.
In the 1990s and early 2000s, Van Laerhoven traveled extensively, often to
crisis areas such as Somalia, Liberia, Sudan, Gaza, Iran, Iraq, and Myanmar and wrote about what he saw. These experiences contributed to his rich and
commendable oeuvre, which characterizes him as a versatile author of novels,
travel stories, books for young adults, theatre pieces, biographies, poetry,
non-fiction, letters, columns and articles.
Some of his titles have been translated into several languages. Crime Wave Press are proud to be publishing the first English language edition of Terug naar Hiroshima - Return to Hiroshima.
Books: Return to Hiroshima