First Edition of Nobel Prize-winning author Imre Kertesz's Kaddish For A Child Not Born; Signed by Him

  • Kaddish For A Child Not Born.

Kaddish For A Child Not Born.


Item Number: 62027

Evanston, Ill: Hydra Books/ Northwestern University Press, 1997.

First edition of Kertesz’s mesmerizing novel of identity and memory. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Imre Kertesz on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated from the Hungarian by Christopher C. Wilson and Katharina M. Wilson.

Imre Kertész won the 2000 Welt-Literaturpreis and the 2002 Nobel Prize in Literature"for writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbitrariness of history." Kaddish For A Child Not Born is a stunning recitation which ". . . resembles . . . other memorably declamatory fictions as . . . Dostoyevsky's Notes from the Underground. Yes, Kertesz's Kaddish is that good" (Kirkus).

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