Charles den Tex

Charles den Tex is the Netherlands’s leading thriller writer. His work has been translated into several languages. He was born in Camberwell, Australia, in 1952, and moved to the Netherlands in 1958. He studied photography and film in London. He is three-time winner of the Dutch annual prize for the best thriller. His novel CEL (“Cell”) was longlisted for the prestigious Libris Literature Prize. Mr. Miller and CEL were made into a ten-part mini-series for Dutch television and have been sold to Netflix. His work is often compared to that of John Grisham, Michael Crichton, and Michael Ridpath.


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