Anna Enquist is the pseudonym for Dutch writer Christa Widlund-Broer. Her two passions, music and psychoanalysis, feature strongly in her fiction.
Anna’s first novel Het meesterstuk (The Masterpiece) is a modern retelling of Mozart’s opera ‘Don Giovanni’. Classical music also plays a central role in her second novel Het geheim(The Secret) in which a concert pianist sees music as a way of escaping reality. While Enquist’s historical novel De thuiskomst(The Homecoming) focuses on the wife of 18th century explorer James Cook.