by Nina Polak. Translated from the Dutch by Vivien D. Glass
Nothing better to put a broken heart into perspective, I think to myself, than the inanity of the llama, the enlightenment of the sloth, the opportunism of the chimpanzee.
Nina Polak is an author and her debut novel is We zullen niet te pletter slaan (We Won't Be Smashed to Pieces). Polak studied in Amsterdam and writes for De Groene Amsterdammer and Correspondent magazines about television, games, films, and literature.