Friday, December 2, 2016

Dear Mr. M by Herman Koch

Dear Mr. MDear Mr. M by Herman Koch
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

I had high hopes for this book by Herman Koch. Having read The Dinner, I was excited to read Koch's latest cynical look into the human psyche. The story is told from several alternating points of view, which is a common writing device these days, and I am not sure it was entirely effective here. This is a mixed bag of a book filled at once with dark humor and creepy characters. It was hard to sympathize with anyone. A sense of foreboding permeates the book, but it was plodding along and after awhile, I simply didn't care anymore. Maybe next time, Mr. Koch. I was kindly provided a free copy of this book by

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