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The ditch : a novel / Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett.

Koch, Herman, 1953- (author.). Garrett, Sam, (translator.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at South Interlake Regional Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stonewall Library FIC KOCH (Text) 3678714643 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Teulon Library FIC KOCH (Text) 3678714644 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525572381
  • Physical Description: 306 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First United States edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Hogarth, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published in Dutch in the Netherlands as De Greppel by Ambo Anthos, Amsterdam, in 2016.
Summary, etc.:
Despite their long and happy marriage, Robert Walter, popular mayor of Amsterdam, is convinced that Sylvia is cheating on him - with a respectable alderman. Robert starts spending a lot of time and energy "behaving normally." Naturally, his normal behavior is far more suspicious - ultimately losing himself in increasingly panicked and paranoid trains of thought.
Subject: Married people > Fiction.
Spouses > Fiction.
Adultery > Fiction.
Mayors > Fiction.
Obsession in men > Fiction.
Paranoia > Fiction.
Amsterdam (Netherlands) > Fiction.
Genre/Form: Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Dutch fiction.

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