The dinner : a novel / Herman Koch ; [translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett].
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- ISBN: 9780792796824
- ISBN: 0792796829
- Physical Description: 1 audio media player (8 hr., 59 min.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [Solon, Ohio] : Findaway World, LLC ; 
- Copyright: ℗2012
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|Participant or Performer Note:||
Narrated by Clive Mantle.
It's a summer's evening in Amsterdam, and two couples meet at a fashionable restaurant for dinner. Between mouthfuls of food and over the polite scrapings of cutlery, the conversation remains a gentle hum of polite discourse--the banality of work, the triviality of the holidays. But behind the empty words, terrible things need to be said, and with every forced smile and every new course, the knives are being sharpened. Tautly written, incredibly gripping, and told by an unforgettable narrator, The Dinner promises to be the topic of countless dinner party debates.
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