Last Friday on April 18, 2014 author Rick Blekkink gave the first copy of his historical novel ‘Ontsnapt uit de kaken van de dood, De Krakatau Tragedie’ (Escaped from the jaws of death , The Krakatau Tragedy) to the Inspector General of the Dutch Armed Forces, also Inspector of Veterans, lieutenant-general of the marines AG (Ton) van Ede at the 'Zwaluwenberg' estate in Hilversum, the Netherlands.
The writer (also a veteran), dedicated his book to the numerous victims who lost their lives during the eruption of the volcanic island of Krakatoa in 1883 . For that reason, he is committed to 5 different foundations whose work is in Indonesia. They each receive a percentage of the net profit.
We as BELTGENS deisgned the the layout and typography for the design of the book cover. The stunning photo was taken by photographer Roni Bintang.