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The Dinner - Herman Koch, Sam Garrett The Dinner is what I wish every thriller would be, a brilliant work of building and restraint. While some have complained that the beginning is slow, I think that Koch establishes his characters perfectly - particularly with Paul's relateable, snarky comments. Once the "Main Course" started to fall into place, I read the second half of the book in one sitting. Shocking without being over the top or unbelievable, The Dinner deserves all of its bestselling praise.

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