Kaddisj for et ikke født barn

by Imre Kertész
We can tell you if you would like this book! Take the tour to see how it works!

Blurb

Kaddish for an Unborn Child is a novel by Imre Kertész, first published in 1990.
The novel deals with the struggles of a Holocaust survivor after the war, explaining to a friend why he cannot bring a child into a world that could allow such atrocities to happen. The book also deals with the narrator's failed marriage, his unsuccessful literary career, and the concept of his Jewishness.
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".

First Published

1990

Member Reviews Write your own review

Be the first person to review

Log in to comment