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Fiasco free pdf Translated into English at last, Fiasco joins its companion volumes Fatelessness (Vintage, 2004) and Kaddish for an Unborn Child (Vintage, 2004), describing the author's return from the Nazi death camps, only to find his country taken over by another totalitarian government. Life under the regime is depicted as a continuation of the camp. Forced into the army, the protagonist decides to feign insanity to be released from duty. Kafka-like and surprisingly funny, Fiasco confronts the Communist takeover of Hungary with unrelenting pessimistic clarity.

About Imre Kertesz

Imre Kertesz was born in Hungary in 1929. At the age of fourteen he was imprisoned at Auschwitz and later at Buchenwald concentration camps. He is the author of 14 books of fiction and non-fiction, and was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 2002 for "writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbitrariness of history." He lives in Berlin. Tim Wilkinson is the primary English translator of Imre Kertesz. His translations include "Kaddish for an Unborn Child, Liquidation, The Pathseeker" and "The Union Jack" as well as numerous other significant works of Hungarian history and literature. His translations of Kertesz's "Fatelessness "was awarded the PEN Club Translation Prize. He lives in London.

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Author : Imre Kertesz
Publisher : Melville House Publishing
Data Published : 21 April 2011
ISBN : 1935554298
EAN : 9781935554295
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 362 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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