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Willem Elsschot Biography | Poet

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Alphonsus Josephus de Ridder (7 May 1882 - 31 May 1960), was a Flemish writer and poet who wrote under the pseudonym Willem Elsschot (Dutch pronunciation:  ['wlm 'lsxt]. A number of his works have been translated into English.

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