Novel: The Rotter’s Club
Author: Jonathan Coe
On a clear, blueblack, starry night, in the city of Berlin, in the year 2003, two young people sat down to dinner.
The Sophie rallied, and saw that he was right, and after catching the eye of the wine waiter she turned back to Patrick and smiled her widest smile, full of hope and anticipation. And she said:
– All right, then: now it’s your turn.