"Man, when reduced to nothing, or in other words a survivor, is not tragic but comic, because he has no fate": First Edition of Liquidation; Signed by Imre Kertesz

  • Liquidation.



Item Number: 697

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.

First edition of this novel by the 2002 Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Imre Kertesz on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by John Gall. Translated by Tim Wilkinson.

"Not since Kafka or Beckett–both clear influences–has a writer packed so much metaphysics into so tight a space.... [A] classic literary detective story" (The New York Times Book Review).

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