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The dinner : a novel [Kendallville Book Club 13] / Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett.

Koch, Herman, 1953- (author.). Garrett, Sam, (translator.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch ADULT BOOK KIT13 FIC KOC 10BKS (Text) All Books in Kit (Books 1-10) 37516002010999 Adult Book Club Kit-10 Bks Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 292 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Hogarth, 2012.

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General Note:
"Originally published in the Netherlands as Het diner by Ambo Anthos, Amsterdam, in 2009 ... This translation originally published, in somewhat different form, in Great Britain by Atlantic Books ... London, in 2012." --T.p. verso.
Kit contains 10 books.
Editions may vary, but most editions are Hogarath, 292 pg.
Summary, etc.:
Two couples 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.
Subject: Book clubs (Discussion groups)
Families > Netherlands > Fiction.
Amsterdam (Netherlands) > Fiction.

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