“The Evenings” by Gerard Reve

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It’s been called the best Dutch novel of the 20th century, and it was just translated into English this year (apparently it caused quite the scandal). I’m loving it so far, particularly the dialogue. Sample:

The gravy is exemplary,” Frits said, “It’s absolutely heavenly.”

The Evenings by Gerard Reve

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