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ISBN-10: 1935554298

ISBN-13: 9781935554295

Edition: 2011

Authors: Imre Kert�sz, Tim Wilkinson

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'Fiasco' is a searing extension of Kertesz's fundamental theme: the totalitarian experience seen as trauma not only for an individual, but for the whole civilization that made Auschwitz possible.
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Book details

List price: $21.50
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Melville House Publishing
Publication date: 3/22/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.21" long x 0.96" tall
Weight: 0.682
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."…