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The Resource Summer house with swimming pool : a novel, Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett

Summer house with swimming pool : a novel, Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett

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Summer house with swimming pool : a novel
Title
Summer house with swimming pool
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett
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  • eng
  • dut
  • eng
Summary
It all started the previous summer. Marc, his wife, and their two beautiful teenage daughters agreed to spend a week at the Meier's extravagant summer home on the Mediterranean. Joined by Ralph and his striking wife Judith, her mother, and film director Stanley Forbes and his much younger girlfriend, the large group settles in for days of sunshine, wine tasting, and trips to the beach. But when a violent incident disrupts the idyll, darker motivations are revealed, and suddenly no one can be trusted. As the ultimate holiday soon turns into a nightmare, the circumstances surrounding Ralph's later death begin to reveal the disturbing reality behind that summer's tragedy
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A deliciously nasty study in sociopathy, veiled in the alluring sheen of European upper class lifestyles and sensibilities. Summer House with Swimming Pool will grip you with an uneasy dread and won’t let you stop turning the pages until the riveting end. Fair warning: you will never look at your family doctor the same way again. -- Kristin Cole for LibraryReads
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10302612
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BT
Dewey number
839.313/64
Index
no index present
Language note
Translation from Dutch of: Zomerhuis met zwembad
Literary form
novels
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
Summer house with swimming pool : a novel, Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett
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Originally published in the Netherlands as Zomerhuis met zwembad by Ambo Anthos, Amsterdam, in 2011
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
387 pages
Isbn
9780804138819
Lccn
2013042805
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Summer house with swimming pool : a novel, Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in the Netherlands as Zomerhuis met zwembad by Ambo Anthos, Amsterdam, in 2011
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
387 pages
Isbn
9780804138819
Lccn
2013042805
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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