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Herman Koch

Autor(a) de The Dinner

45+ Works 8,488 Membros 631 Reviews 3 Favorited

About the Author

Herman Koch was born in Arnhem, Netherlands on September 5, 1953. He is an author and actor. His has written several novels and short story collections including De Voorbijganger, Eten Met Emma, Denken aan Bruce Kennedy, and Summer House with Swimming Pool. The Dinner won the Publieksprijs Prize in mostrar mais 2009. He is an actor for radio, television, and film. He co-created the long-running TV series Jiskefet, which ran from 1990 to 2005. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Obras de Herman Koch

The Dinner (2009) 5,040 cópias
Summer House with Swimming Pool (2011) 1,384 cópias
Dear Mr M (2014) 692 cópias
Makkelijk leven (2017) 275 cópias
The Ditch (2016) 250 cópias
Red ons, Maria Montanelli (1989) 170 cópias
Odessa Star (2003) 98 cópias
Eten met Emma (2000) 78 cópias
Finse dagen (2020) 78 cópias
Denken aan Bruce Kennedy (2005) 72 cópias
Eindelijk oorlog (1996) 46 cópias
De ideale schoonzoon (2010) 44 cópias
Een film met Sophia (2021) 30 cópias
Dingetje (2000) 24 cópias
Geen agenda (1998) 23 cópias
Over de lengte van een gang (2010) 17 cópias
Stervensuur : acht literaire thrillerverhalen (2010) — Contribuinte — 14 cópias
Ga je erover schrijven? (2024) 11 cópias
Alle verhalen (2003) 8 cópias
De voorbijganger : verhalen (1985) 8 cópias
Nooit meer Frankrijk (2005) 6 cópias
Of heb ik het verzonnen? (2017) 5 cópias
Plons 4 cópias
De best wel dikke Koch (2017) 3 cópias
Heen en weer (2017) 3 cópias
Sadako wil leven 2 cópias
De Weg Kwijt 2 cópias
מר מ' היקר (2016) 2 cópias
Middagen 1 exemplar(es)
Finse dagen - special DPG Media (2021) 1 exemplar(es)
סרט עם סופיה 1 exemplar(es)
Debiteuren, Crediteuren 1 exemplar(es)
Hendek (2022) 1 exemplar(es)
Havuzlu Yazlik 1 exemplar(es)
Koch Herman 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

A Man Called Ove (2012) — Tradutor, algumas edições11,132 cópias
Titaantjes waren we... : schrijvers schrijven zichzelf (2010) — Contribuinte — 56 cópias
Amsterdam Noir (2018) — Contribuinte — 43 cópias
TXT : alles is mogelijk in zestien verhalen (2010) — Contribuinte — 21 cópias
De dierenwinkel (1995) — Autor, algumas edições16 cópias
Lange wandeling naar de eeuwigheid en andere verhalen (1979) — Tradutor — 14 cópias
Nooit meer de Provence (2004) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
Hoog zomerboek dertien romans, novellen en lange verhalen (1994) — Contribuinte — 3 cópias

Etiquetado

2013 (65) 2014 (73) 2016 (81) 2017 (83) adult (58) aging (140) Amsterdam (61) audio (67) audiobook (128) book club (107) contemporary (99) contemporary fiction (98) crime (82) Dutch (204) Dutch literature (191) ebook (139) family (221) favorites (59) fiction (1,487) friendship (198) grief (200) humor (249) Kindle (103) literature (120) loneliness (103) love (60) mystery (76) neighbors (120) Netherlands (191) novel (179) read (184) read in 2017 (58) relationships (69) Roman (192) Sweden (346) Swedish (70) thriller (60) to-read (1,235) translated (61) translation (99)

Conhecimento Comum

Nome padrão
Koch, Herman
Nome de batismo
Koch, Herman Huibert
Outros nomes
Voorhof, Menno
Data de nascimento
1953-09-05
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
Nederland
País (para mapa)
Nederland
Local de nascimento
Arnhem, Gelderland, Nederland
Locais de residência
Arnhem, Gelderland, Nederland
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
Spanje
Ocupação
Acteur
Schrijver
Columnist

Membros

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One of the few thrillers I've read. It was interesting start to finish, but not very special.
 
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jd7h | outras 384 resenhas | Feb 18, 2024 |
Koch schrijft over ziek zijn en over zijn jeugd, verdere leven en schrijverschap
 
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huizenga | Feb 14, 2024 |
Well, there is certainly a lot to talk about in this book: family relationships, pretentious fine dining, hazards of keeping secrets, the state of education, homeless people, casual violence, abortion, the death penalty...the list goes on. Unfortunately, not a bit of it is pleasant to think about and it certainly isn't pleasant to read about. I think I have reached my saturation point on books about awful people behaving in awful ways.

I knew this was a dark book when I picked it up. I've seen it compared to Gone Girl (a book I hated myself for loving) but this was more like a boring story about scary people. The kind of scary people that could be hiding in plain sight at the table next to you at a restaurant. I'm afraid that there are more people in the world like these creeps than I care to imagine but the events of today's world make it seem likely.

For pleasure reading, I can't recommend this. For a book to prompt discussion, it will be excellent.

… (mais)
 
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hmonkeyreads | outras 384 resenhas | Jan 25, 2024 |
Seems like there's not a lot of middle ground in opinions of this book. It's ridiculous to think a family would meet in public to discuss what these people need to discuss. That being said, I liked the way the characters spooled out over the course of the dinner. But really they are all so nasty it's hard to care what happens to them. I haven't disliked characters so much since The Ginger Man. And like that book I'm taking this one to Half Price just to get it out of my house.
 
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dhenn31 | outras 384 resenhas | Jan 24, 2024 |

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Obras
45
Also by
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Membros
8,488
Popularidade
#2,837
Avaliação
3.9
Resenhas
631
ISBNs
334
Idiomas
20
Favorito
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