'In an extremely penetrating manner, Herman Koch describes the fortunes and misfortunes of the fossilised teaching staff with its false cheerfulness and hypocritical belief in the ‘Montanelli Method'.' De Ster

Save Us, Maria Montanelli

‘An excellent thrilling book.’ Blazer (Israel)

The Dinner

‘After the resounding success of The Dinner , Herman Koch comes with a new novel, Summer House with Swimming Pool, in which moral issues are tackled in a delightful fashion.’ RED

Summer House with Swimming pool

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

Odessa Star

Book The Ditch
‘The Ditch is another Great Watergraafsmeerian Novel.’ *** NRC Handelsblad

The Ditch

‘Dear Mr M. comes very close to perfection.’ ***** DE STANDAARD

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 outdone himself. His heroine is beautiful, tragic and believable.’ De Groene Amsterdammer

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

‘The story unfolds from one powerful scene to the next, from one penetrating image to another.’ Vrij Nederland

Eating with Emma

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

War at Last