The Dinner (Book Review)

Written by Dutch author Herman Koch, I highly recommend The Dinner. It’s a haunting novel that involves two couples meeting for dinner at an upscale restaurant, and bookends the novel with appetizers and dessert, with a lot of unsavory darkness uncovered in the interim.

Soon into the novel we discover that the couples are meeting to discuss something horrible that their kids have participated in. They are slowly ruminating on what to do next while each course is served.

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