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

Save Us, Maria Montanelli

Book Odessa Star
‘An intelligent, psychologically complex novel, exploring the boundaries of morality.’ STERN

Odessa Star

Wie Koch kent, weet gemanipuleerd te gaan worden, met onweerstaanbare vertellers en superieure ironie. En ook nu weer krijgt hij je in de tang NRC

Een film met Sophia

Koch commands his metier with an effortless superiority. De Volkskrant

Finse dagen

Book The Ditch
‘Herman Koch shows brilliantly how you can see things that might not be there at all, how your imagination can run away with you. The Ditch is an ode to the imagination.’ **** Het Parool

The Ditch

‘A feast of clarity. Herman Koch responds with stunning irony, scope and narrative efficiency.’ El Periódico (Spain)

The Dinner

‘The writing is crystal clear and unpretentious, typically Koch!’ **** NRC HANDELSBLAD

Dear Mr M.

'Gripping and disturbing and unexpected. [Koch] spares no one, least of all his readers.’ HERALD SUN

Summer House with Swimming pool

‘From the second line, “You must have heard of me”, you wish him the worst.’ de Volkskrant

Easy Living

to merciful and back again.’ De Morgen ‘I cannot think of another Dutch writer who can get so entertainingly, so refreshingly worked up - without ever becoming bitter or cynical.’ HP/De Tijd

A Brief History of Deceit

Thinking of Bruce Kennedy
‘Koch has put it all ingeniously together. His humour is as restrained as his style. A powerful novel, without cannonballs whizzing past your ears. And yet the ending will keep ringing in your head long after you have finished reading it.’ Het Parool

Thinking of Bruce Kennedy

‘While reading, you get caught up in the double-mesh nets of Herman’s actions and illusions.’ Trouw

War at Last

‘A humorous book about the desire for literary fame.’ Dagblad van het Noorden

Eating with Emma