The waiter / Matias Faldbakken ; [translated by Alice Menzies].
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- ISBN: 9781501197529
- ISBN: 1501197525
- Physical Description: 247 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: First Scout Press hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York : Scout Press, 2018.
"Originally published in Norway in 2017 by Oktober as The Hills"--Title page verso.
"In a centuries-old European restaurant called The Hills, a middle-aged waiter takes pride in the unchangeable aspects of his job: the well-worn uniform, the ragged but solid tablecloths, and the regular diners. Some are there daily, like Graham "Le Gris"--also known as The Pig--and his dignified group of aesthetes; the slightly more free-spirited drinking company around Tom Sellers; and the closest one can get to personal friends of the waiter, Edgar and his young daughter, Anna. In this universe unto itself, there is scarcely any contact between the tables...until a beautiful and well-groomed young woman walks through the door and upsets the delicate balance of the restaurant and all it has come to represent Like living in a snow globe, The Waiter is a captivating study in miniature. Everything is just so, and that's exactly how the waiter needs it to be. One can understand why he becomes anxious when things begin to change. In fact, given the circumstances, anxiety just might be the most sensible response..."-- Provided by publisher.
In English, translated from the Norwegian.
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