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

Save Us, Maria Montanelli

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

Odessa Star

Een spannende roman over de liefde voor een jonge actrice, de verdorven filmwereld en de kunst van het thuisblijven. VPRO

Een film met Sophia

This could very well be Koch’s best novel. Het Parool

Finse dagen

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

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

The Dinner

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

Dear Mr M.

‘Koch tells a suspenseful story, with intriguing characters and a pleasant theme.’ FLAIR

Summer House with Swimming pool

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

Easy Living

‘We think Koch is a great writer. A fantastic anthropologist. He knows our quirks and our weaknesses, our desires and our fears, our poses and our hypocrisy. He has an eagle eye for the small, all-revealing gesture. He has the gift of plain language and, perhaps more importantly, the talent to capture the madhouse he believes the world to be and the pointlessness that he sees all around him in prose that almost always surprises and, yes, very often makes you laugh. That is pretty unique.’ De Standaard

A Brief History of Deceit

Thinking of Bruce Kennedy
‘Thinking of Bruce Kennedy shows us Koch at his best.’ Vrij Nederland

Thinking of Bruce Kennedy

Koch’s writing style is a rare combination of exuberance and understatement. What he describes is so understated and low-key it never becomes superficial.’ NRC Handelsblad

War at Last

‘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