The Resource Dear Mr. M, Herman Koch ; [translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett] ; read by Luke Daniels

Dear Mr. M, Herman Koch ; [translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett] ; read by Luke Daniels

Label
Dear Mr. M
Title
Dear Mr. M
Statement of responsibility
Herman Koch ; [translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett] ; read by Luke Daniels
Title variation
Dear Mister M
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
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. With ever increasing tension, his signature sardonic wit and world-renowned sharp eye for human failings, Herman Koch once again spares nothing and no one in his gripping new novel, a barbed performance that suspends readers in the mysterious space between fact and fiction
Member of
Cataloging source
VALP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Koch, Herman
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Translated from the Dutch
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Luke Daniels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Daniels, Luke
  • Garrett, Sam
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teachers
  • Authors
  • Teenagers
  • Missing persons
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Dear Mr. M, Herman Koch ; [translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett] ; read by Luke Daniels
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000059683401
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
11 audio discs (CD) (12 hr., 31 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781489388315
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Dear Mr. M, Herman Koch ; [translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett] ; read by Luke Daniels
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000059683401
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
11 audio discs (CD) (12 hr., 31 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781489388315
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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