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ISBN-10: 1933633530

ISBN-13: 9781933633534

Edition: 2008

Authors: Imre Kert�sz, Tim Wilkinson, Imre Kertész

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"Original and chilling."-The New York Review of Books The new Contemporary Art of the Novella series launches with this stunning work from Nobel Prizewinner Imre Kertsz, author of Kaddish for an Unborn Child and Fatelessness. In a major work never before translated, the acclaimed Auschwitz survivor continues his blistering investigation of the methodologies of totalitarianism. In a mysterious middle-European country, a relentless government detective slowly comes to suspect that he's under investigation himself-but for what and by whom? His banal travels become more and more tense and ominous as the examiner senses his own examination with a building sense of paranoia and powerlessness. …    
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Book details

List price: $13.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Melville House Publishing
Publication date: 4/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 129
Size: 5.04" wide x 7.01" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Imre Kert�sz, 1929 - Imre Kert�sz was born in Budapest, Hungary, on November 9, 1929. With 7,000 other Hungarian Jews he was deported in 1944, at the age of fifteen, from Budapest to Auschwitz and liberated a year later at Buchenwald. Starting in 1948, he worked in Hungary as a journalist with the daily Vil�goss�g. He was dismissed in 1951 and conscripted into the army for two years. Since 1953 Kert�sz has been living as a freelance writer and translator of German literature from Nietzsche to Freud. His first book, "Novel of a Man Without Destiny," was at first rejected by a state publishing company. It appeared in a limited edition in 1975 under the title "Man Without Destiny."…