WRITING
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By way of Introduction...

Uncle Jan
was a writer and also my grand aunt Julia Tulkens. So, I started also with writing. First a few short poems, after that a childbook and a few children stories. So I came to the first publication of my book 'Forbidden Love', a non-fiction story about a love drama that I went through. I was with this book on the Belgian book fair of Antwerp in the year 2004.

 


October 28, 2004
The first book of Alex comes out. The first edition of 'Forbidden Love'. A real story where the protagonist is Alex himself.
 
 

November 06, 2004
Alex signs his book on the book fair of Antwerp - Belgium, this with publisher M-Groeninghe at stand 202. 

November 16, 2004
Alex is in the Belgian newspaper 'het laatste nieuws' with an article about his book 'Forbidden Love'.
   

December 01, 2004
Alex is in an article of the Belgian newspaper 'Het Nieuwsblad', about the publishers company he start up and about his grand aunt Julia Tulkens, who was also a writer.
   

March 22, 2005
Alex is in the 'dag allemaal', a Belgian magazine, and this about the book 'Forbidden Love' he wrote.

June 05, 2005
All preparations are done for the second book of Alex that will come out next month: 'Rice pudding with Golden spoons'. A book for children about life after death; but in such a funny way that, God and Jesus get caught up in the most absurd situations.
 
 

July 07, 2005
The first edition of 'Rice pudding with Golden spoons´comes out and this with ISBN nr: 90_80927-92-9. You can look here at a few example pages in .pdf format.

July 29, 2005
Alex gave a Live interview for radio scorpio at the city of Leuven in Belgium; and this for the program: 'Illiterate'
Listen here to the interview.
(6516 kb - mp3 format)

October 06, 2006
The Belgian school: 'St-Jan Berchmans College' at the city St-Truiden made with their students a book review about the book 'Rice pudding with Golden spoons', from Alex. The whole book was read to the class. Afterwards, the whole class made a giant drawing of it. See here the pictures.

July 11, 2011
Alex brings back out the book 'Forbidden Love' (Dutch), Second Edition. A different version and a little bit longer then the first one. This time with an American publisher. The book comes out in Dutch, with ISBN nr: 978-1-257-90522-5. The book is for sale on different international sites; Amazon, Lulu... This as regular book or Ebook.

   
You can order the book here online, as an Ebook or as a normal book.


July 16, 2011
Alex brings back out the book 'Rice Pudding with Golden spoons' (Dutch), Second Edition. A different version and a little bit longer then the first one. This time with an American publisher. The book comes out in Dutch, with ISBN nr: 978-1-257-90522-5. The book is for sale on different international sites; Amazon, Lulu... This as regular book or Ebook.

   
You can order the book here online, as an Ebook or as a normal book.


July 18, 2011
The first edition of the book Amputation on Request' (English book) comes out with ISBN nr: 978-1-257-92326-7. A book about people who want a disability; mostly an amputation, and about people who are attracted to it (118 pages). The book is for sale on different international sites; Amazon, Lulu... This as regular book or Ebook.

 

 
You can order the book here online, as an Ebook or as a normal book.


july 22, 2011
The books 'Forbidden Love' (Dutch), 'Rice Pudding with Golden Spoons' (Dutch) and 'Amputation on Request' (English), comes out also in pocket format with the ISBN nr's:978-1-257- 92956 -6 and 978-1- 257-92949 -8 and 978-1- 257-92926 -9. The pocket form of this books can be ordered here:

You can order the book here

Het boek kan hier besteld worden online.

Você pode comprar seu livro aqui


08 augustus 2011
The book 'Rice Pudding with Golden Spoons', is available now. (English) The book is based on the Dutch version of: 'Rijstpap met Gouden Lepeltjes'. The book is available in A5 paperback, as pocket and as EBook. The books have ISBN nrs: 978-1-257- 97197-8 and 978-1-257-97231-9. The difference with the Dutch version is that this English version have a longer story and more illustrations. (illustrations done by Alex Mensaert and Jamile Peixoto - see below for the new illustrations belonging to this book)

You can order the book here
(Ebook - A5 paperback - pocket version)

 


December 2017


Around the world
without legs and one arm

As a legless amputee and only with one arm, Alex got invited by a friend to the USA. There he get married by a woman who is a big drunk and who love male amputees. But he get deported and end up in Brazil, where he lives in the dangerous Favela from Rio de Janeiro where he takes care of many street children. He goes out with local bandits, but after many crazy adventures he end up in jail and get deported again. He find his way through many crazy situations; A crazy ex girlfriend stays hunting on him. Finally he ends up in a new life in Portugal.

274 pages

buy paperback:
($ 16.90)
buy Ebook:
($ 9.90)

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Soon more...