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Kaddish for an Unborn Child

Kaddish for an Unborn Child

by Imre Kertesz

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 07/09/2017

RRP  $22.99 $20.95
'A fine and powerful piece of work... Dark, at times cryptic, and hugely energetic' Irish Times

"No!" is the first word of this haunting novel. It is how a middle-aged Hungarian-Jewish writer answers an acquaintance who asks him if he has a child, and it is how he answered his wife years earlier when she told him that she wanted one. The loss, longing and regret that haunt the years between these two 'No!'s give rise to one of the most eloquent meditations ever written on the Holocaust. As Kertesz's narrator addresses the child he couldn't bear to bring into the world, he takes readers on a mesmerising, lyrical journey through his life, from his childhood to Auschwitz to his failed marriage.
ISBN:
9781784872175
9781784872175
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
07-09-2017
Language:
English
Publisher:
Penguin Random House
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Dimensions (mm):
197x130x9mm
Weight:
0.12kg

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