Author: Imre Kertesz

Fateless or Fatelessness (Hungarian: Sorstalanság, lit. "Fatelessness") is a novel by Imre Kertész, winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize for literature, written between 1969 and 1973 and first published in 1975.

The novel is a semi-autobiographical story about a 14-year-old Hungarian Jew's experiences in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps. The book is the first part of a trilogy, which continues in A kudarc ("Fiasco" ISBN 0-8101-1161-6) and Kaddish for an Unborn Child ("Kaddish for an Unborn Child" ISBN 1-4000-7862-8).

Kertész won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2002, "for writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbitrariness of history".
Author(s) Imre Kertesz
Translator(s) Vahram Martirosyan
Language(s) Armenian
Publisher(s) Antares
Year 2016
Pages 216
Binding hardcover
ISBN 9789939518749

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