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The DinnerThe story plays out over the course of one dinner for two couples in an Amsterdam restaurant. Their teenage sons are friends, but share a terrible secret of a horrible crime they committed - but just how much do their parents know? And what lengths will the parents go to in order to protect the boys?
by Herman Koch
Score: 7
Published: 2009
Read: May 30th 2013

Comments


John said

Hmm. Interesting plot and some of the characters were well-drawn. But it didn't quite hang together for me - maybe something was lost in translation from the original Dutch - there was some clumsy phrasing and unconvincing dialogue occasionally. Page-turner though. This was a leaving Holland gift from Barbara, Thomas, Emma and Jules.

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