'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

‘Fast, satirical and with a rock–solid plot.’ METRO

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 has mastered all the tricks. He is the master of variety, balance and subtle cliff-hangers. [...] Plot-driven is an understatement: Koch cracks the whip to the very end.’ BOEK

Dear Mr M.

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

Easy Living

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

‘This book delivers a wonderful mix of emotion and humour. From merciless to merciful and back again.’ De Morgen

A Brief History of Deceit

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

Eating with Emma

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

War at Last