'One of the most moving school novels in Dutch literature.' Vrij Nederland

Save Us, Maria Montanelli

‘A brilliant tragicomedy about the elasticity of morality. The reader has to constantly readjust his radar.’ Frankfurter Algemeine Zeitung (Germany)

The Dinner

‘Questionable morals in a provoking drama.’ **** OPZIJ

Summer House with Swimming pool

Book Odessa Star
‘An ingeniously plotted story. Odessa Star reads like a thriller.’ TROUW

Odessa Star

Book The Ditch
‘Herman Koch, the best-selling postwar Dutch writer, shows yet again why he is the master of suspense and open endings.’ **** Humo

The Ditch

‘Koch demonstrates his great narrative talent.’ DE TELEGRAAF

Dear Mr M.

‘Should Tom Sanders disregard that advice? Or should he tackle his son about his behaviour? That is the central dilemma in Easy Living, and Koch gets a devilish kick out of making Tom Sanders vacillate between these two options, and gets an even greater kick out of pushing him into a corner.’ Parool

Easy Living

Thinking of Bruce Kennedy
‘Koch has outdone himself. His heroine is beautiful, tragic and believable.’ De Groene Amsterdammer

Thinking of Bruce Kennedy

‘Anyone who really wants to understand Koch’s popular novels should start with these stories.’ NRC Handelsblad

A Brief History of Deceit

‘A novel both hilarious and poignant that turns everything on its head so often that you end up not knowing which is which: fiction or reality.’ GPD

Eating with Emma

‘War at Last is a book with a headstrong protagonist who, with all his fears and thoughts, quickly wins over the reader. The images are beautiful and powerful. The book’s whimsicality is a large part of its charm.’ Elsevier

War at Last