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Summer House with Swimming Pool

Summer House with Swimming Pool

Author(s): Herman Koch

Location(s): Netherlands, The Mediterranean

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern



Marc Schlosser is a doctor to the rich and famous. When his most famous patient, the actor Ralph Meier, invites him and his family on holiday, Marc finds that he can’t refuse. But by the time the suntans fade, Ralph Meier is dead. The medical board accuses Marc of negligence. Ralph’s wife, however, accuses him of murder…

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The book is a provocative and disturbing read, not least because of its subject matter. Some of the medical descriptions are downright stomach turning – for example when Marc lances an abscess on his...

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