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Author Koch, Herman, 1953-

Uniform Title Diner. English
Title The dinner : a novel / Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett.

Imprint London ; New York : Hogarth, 2012.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  839.31364 K811d 2012    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 292 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary One summer evening two couples (two brother and their wives) meet for dinner at a fashionable restaurant in Amsterdam. Behind their polite conversation, terrible things need to be said, and with every forced smile and every new course, the knives are being sharpened. Each couple has a fifteen-year-old son. The two boys are united by their accountability for a single horrific act; an act that has triggered a police investigation and shattered the comfortable, insulated worlds of their families. As the dinner reaches its culinary climax, the conversation finally touches on their children. As civility and friendship disintegrate, each couple show just how far they are prepared to go to protect those they love. -- From book jacket.
Subject Families -- Netherlands -- Fiction.
Amsterdam (Netherlands) -- Fiction.
Families. (OCoLC)fst01728849
Netherlands. (OCoLC)fst01204034
Netherlands -- Amsterdam. (OCoLC)fst01204180
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Added Author Garrett, Sam.
ISBN 9780770437855
0770437850

 
    
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