13th pd December book presentation of “Lutine” by Martin Hendriksma
On the 13th the author of ‘Lutine’, Martin Hendriksma will join us for a presentation about his book. The Lutine unravels the story of the Netherlands’ most mysterious ship disaster in the history. In 1799 the ship, filled with gold and silver treasures, sunk of the coast of Texel. The ship was sailing from London to Hamburg in an attempt to save the German economy. Notwithstanding many rescue attempts, the shipwreck and a large part of the treasure, remain at the bottom of the sea until this day. Martin Hendriksma will introduce his book and continuously, Professor Frank Smeele will highlight the legal aspects to this story.
The book in the press:
‘A fantastic non-fiction adventure novel’ – Historiek.nl
‘A well-documented boy story: filled with cranky seadogs, political issues and of course all that irresistible gold!’ – VPRO
‘The Dutch Dan Brown’ – Studio Max Live
‘The writer searched through British achieves, talked to decendants of writers, treasurehunters and sailors. He comes to surprising conclusions. Capturing and colorful’ – Telegraaf
We would love to invite you to join us on the 13th at the Erasmus University!