"Am I a stranger to the land of my birth forever, off the ground I never want to move?"Oeroeg is a 1948 novel by Dutch author Hella Haasse, set during the era in which Indonesia was colonised by the Netherlands. The book studies the friendship between the son of Dutch colonists, named "Johan" in the film adaptation but remaining nameless in the book, and an Indonesian boy, Oeroeg.It is the most standard work used for School Study Media in the Netherlands. Virtually every student in higher education is forced to read it at some point. It has also had a theatrical film adaptation in 1993, titled Going Home. The entire film is up for watching here.
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