Hungary, 1929 - 2016
writer, Nobel Prize winner

Imre Kertész

Imre Kertész won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2002. He described his experiences in the concentration camps of Auschwitz, Buchenwald and Tröglitz/Rehmsdorf in his best-known work, the autobiographical Sorstalanság (1975, English translation Fatelessness, 2004). He also wrote the scenario for the 2005 film adaptation. Among his other works are Kaddis a meg nem született gyermekért (1990, English translation Kaddish for an Unborn Child, 2004), K. dosszié (‘File K’, 2006) and Haldimannlevelek (‘Haldimann Letters’, 2009).

Published in

Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 17

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