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Description - Liquidation by Imre Kertesz

'Liquidation, suspenseful and bleakly comic, reads like a treatise on the mystery of the end of life and the mystery of suicide... A compelling if deeply unsettling work' Independent

Kingbitter, an editor at a failing publishing house, believes himself to have been the closest friend of B., a celebrated writer and Auschwitz survivor, who recently committed suicide. Amongst the papers B. has left him, Kingbitter finds a play entitled Liquidation that uncannily predicts the behaviour of B.'s ex-wife, his mistress and Kingbitter himself. As he obsessively reads and rereads the play, Kingbitter becomes transfixed with the idea that buried within these papers is B.'s great novel- the book that will explain his relationship with Auschwitz.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781784872168
ISBN-10: 1784872164
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 9mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Sep-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Imre Kertesz

Imre KertUsz was born in 1929 in Budapest. As a youth, he was imprisoned in Auschwitz and later in Buchenwald. He worked as a journalist and playwright before publishing Fateless, his first novel, in 1975. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2002. Imre KertUsz died in Budapest in March 2016

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