Misanthropes, Boring Assholes and Amoral Winners. The Literary Work of Herman Koch
(Jeroen Vullings) THE LOW COUNTRIES - 2014, № 22, PP. 138-145
It is exceptional for a writer from a small language region to break through in the USA, but Dutch writer, TV producer and actor Herman Koch has done just that. The dinner did the job. Just bring two married couples together for dinner with little to say to one another. The reader, however, is witness to a personal disaster. In Summerhouse with a Swimming Pool the dilemma is: would you go so far as to kill for your child? With an extract from Summerhouse.
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