The Hidden Force

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The Hidden Force
Book cover novel De Stille Kracht (Louis Couperus, 1900) by Joris Johannes Christiaan (Chris) Lebeau - Ontwerp voorplat Boekomslag.gif
AuthorLouis Couperus
Original titleDe Stille Kracht
TranslatorAlexander Teixeira de Mattos
PublisherL.J. Veen
Publication date
Published in English

The Hidden Force (Dutch: De Stille Kracht) is a 1900 novel by the Dutch writer Louis Couperus. The narrative is set on the island of Java in the Dutch East Indies. The book was adapted into a 1974 Dutch TV serial. In 2010, a feature-film adaptation was announced as under development with Paul Verhoeven as director.[1]

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  1. ^ McNary, Dave (2010-08-24). "Verhoeven to helm 'Hidden Force'". Variety. Retrieved 2012-05-05.