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Fateless By Imre Kertesz

Fateless
by Imre Kertesz

Gyuri, a fourteen-year-old Hungarian Jew, gets the day off school to witness his father signing over the family timber business to the firm's bookkeeper - his final business transaction before being sent to a labour camp.
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Gyuri, a fourteen-year-old Hungarian Jew, gets the day off school to witness his father signing over the family timber business to the firm's bookkeeper - his final business transaction before being sent to a labour camp. Two months after saying goodbye to his father, Gyuri finds himself assigned to a 'permanent workplace', but within a fortnight he is unexpectedly pulled off a bus and detained without explanation. This is the start of his journey to Auschwitz. On his arrival Gyuri finds that he is unable to identify with other Jews, and in turn is rejected by them. An outsider among his own people, his estrangement makes him a preternaturally acute observer, dogmatically insisting on making sense of everything he witnesses.

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Sku
GOR001643913
Title
Fateless
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Year published
Number of pages
272
ISBN 10
0099502526
ISBN 13
9780099502524
Prizes
N/A
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