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The German Wedding Pieter Waterdrinker

The German Wedding

Pieter Waterdrinker

Published February 1st 2010
ISBN : 9781843546382
Paperback
304 pages
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A darkly funny, daring, and operatic novel thats one part The Corrections, one part The ProducersWhen Jacob and Maria welcome their future family members to their wedding at a gaudily decorated provincial hotel in an old-fashioned DutchMoreA darkly funny, daring, and operatic novel thats one part The Corrections, one part The ProducersWhen Jacob and Maria welcome their future family members to their wedding at a gaudily decorated provincial hotel in an old-fashioned Dutch seaside town, they spare no expense. Its shaping up to be the party of the century, but almost immediately the edifice begins to crumble. Ludo has caught the clap, Lizas sex- addicted mother is lying about everything to everyone, and a shocking article in a local newspaper reveals that both Hans and Jacob are hiding very shady past.Will the bride wise up? Can the groom resist Betsy, the daughter of the disgraced leader of the local Dutch Nazi party? Can Kati get away with cavorting with the hotel doorman? Skeletons fly out of closets with reckless abandon as The German Wedding careens toward its dramatic denouement...