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Summer House With Swimming Pool

A Novel
Koch, Herman (Book - 2014 )
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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.
Authors: Koch, Herman, 1953-
Title: Summer house with swimming pool
a novel
Publisher: London ;, New York :, Hogarth,, [2014]
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: 387 pages ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett
Notes: Originally published as: Zomerhuis met zwembad. Amsterdam : Ambo Anthos, 2011
Summary: 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.
Additional Contributors: Garrett, Sam
ISBN: 9780804138819
0804138818
9780804138826
Branch Call Number: FICTION KOCH 2014
Subject Headings: Physicians Fiction Medical ethics Fiction
Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Medical novels
Topical Term: Physicians
Medical ethics
LCCN: 2013042805
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