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    • The Dinner

    • A Novel
    • By: Herman Koch, Sam Garrett (translator)
    • Narrated by: Clive Mantle
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2,530
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,266
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2,276

    It's a summer's evening in Amsterdam, and two couples meet at a fashionable restaurant for dinner. Between mouthfuls of food and over the polite scrapings of cutlery, the conversation remains a gentle hum of polite discourse - the banality of work, the triviality of the holidays. But behind the empty words, terrible things need to be said, and with every forced smile and every new course, the knives are being sharpened. Each couple has a 15-year-old son. The two boys are united by their accountability for a single horrific act; an act that has triggered a police investigation and shattered the comfortable, insulated worlds of their families.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Dinner To Remember!

    • By L. O. Pardue on 02-23-13

    Regular price: $18.17

    • These Are the Names

    • By: Tommy Wieringa, Sam Garrett - translator
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    In one story we follow a group of starving, near-feral Eurasian refugees on a harrowing quest for survival; in the other we follow Pontus Beg, a policeman from a small border town on the steppe, as he investigates the death of a rabbi, one of the town's two remaining Jews. What follows is a gripping saga in which the two stories race toward each other, and Beg will be shaken to his core by what each one reveals about man's dark nature and the possibility - or impossibility - of his own redemption.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 6 stars each for the author, translator & narrator

    • By Rochelle on 12-10-16

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Dear Mr. M

    • By: Herman Koch, Sam Garrett - translator
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Dear Mr. M, I'd like to start by telling you that I'm doing better now. I do so because you probably have no idea that I was ever doing worse. Much worse, in fact, but I'll get to that later on. Mr. M is being watched. As a famous writer, he is no stranger to the limelight, although interest in his work has been dwindling of late.

    Regular price: $23.44