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The Waiter Reviews

The Waiter by Matias Faldbakken

The Waiter

Matias Faldbakken

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1 review

Imprint: Doubleday
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publication date: 1 Nov 2018
ISBN: 9780857525857

'Delicious' New York Times 'As if The Remains of the Day had been written by Kingsley Amis . Ryan Stradal 'A sly amuse bouche of a novel .

4 stars out of 5
Laura Wilson
21 May 2021

"gently humorous and always humane"

Alternating between past events in Kolkata and the present, Kamil makes an appealing narrator, haunted but gently humorous and always humane as he negotiates a minefield of conflicting loyalties, warnings from the Met and UK Immigration, and attempts on his life.