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Summer house with a swimming pool

Author: Herman Koch; Sam Garrett
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Medical novels
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Koch; Sam Garrett
ISBN: 9780804138819 0804138818
OCLC Number: 881837139
Description: 400 pages.
Responsibility: Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett.

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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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