First Edition of Detective Story; Signed by Nobel Prize-Winning Author Imre Kertesz
Item Number: 699
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
First edition of this riveting novel about a torturer for the secret police of a Latin American regime who tells the haunting story of the father and son he ensnared and destroyed. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Imre Kertesz on the title page. Translated from the Hungarian by Tim Wilkinson. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by John Gall.
“A timeless, placeless parable. . . . A chilling procedural of moral degradation" (New York Magazine). Detective Story was originally published in Hungary in 1977.