The Resource Dear Mr. M : a novel, Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett

Dear Mr. M : a novel, Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett

Label
Dear Mr. M : a novel
Title
Dear Mr. M
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett
Title variation
Dear Mister M
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • dut
  • eng
Summary
"Once a celebrated writer, M had his greatest success with a suspense novel based on a real-life disappearance. It told the story of a history teacher who went missing one winter after having a brief affair with a beautiful student of his. The teacher was never found. Upon publication, M's novel was a runaway bestseller, one that marked his international breakthrough. That was years ago, and now M's career is fading. But not when it comes to his bizarre, seemingly timid neighbor who keeps a close eye on him and his wife. Why? From alternating points of view, where no one is to be trusted, Herman Koch weaves together an intricate tale of a writer in decline, a teenage couple in love, a missing teacher, and a single book that entwines all of their fates. Thanks to M's novel, supposedly a work of fiction, everyone seems to be linked forever, until something unexpected spins the "story" off its rails."--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Koch, Herman
Dewey number
839.313/64
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT5881.21.O25
LC item number
G4313 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Garrett, Sam
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors
  • Teenagers
  • Teachers
  • Missing persons
  • FICTION / General
Label
Dear Mr. M : a novel, Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in the Netherlands as Geachte heer M. by Ambo Anthos, Amsterdam, in 2014."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn932385477
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781101903322
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1224035
  • (Sirsi) o932385477
  • (OCoLC)932385477
Label
Dear Mr. M : a novel, Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett
Publication
Note
"Originally published in the Netherlands as Geachte heer M. by Ambo Anthos, Amsterdam, in 2014."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn932385477
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781101903322
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1224035
  • (Sirsi) o932385477
  • (OCoLC)932385477

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