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Union Jack

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ISBN-10: 1933633875

ISBN-13: 9781933633879

Edition: 2009

Authors: Imre Kert�sz, Tim Wilkinson

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A haunting autobiographical novella from the 2002 Nobel Prize winner, 'The Union Jack' is Kertész's digressive meditation on the absurd order of chance which recalls a youthful self and the epiphanies of his intellectual and spiritual awakening.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Melville House Publishing
Publication date: 1/19/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 4.96" wide x 7.01" long x 0.24" tall
Weight: 0.220
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."…