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Herman Koch Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Koch's Book Reviews

The Dinner
Two couples meet for dinner but it's not as simple as a catch-up over food: they have to discuss a crime both their sons recently committed and what they are going to do about it. The protagonist, Paul, speaks about how his brother, Serge, never reserves tables at top restaurants months in advance. He is able to get tables at the last minute. The reason for this is that he is a politician. It annoys Paul how everyone at restaurants gets a little star-str...