"e;There's no such thing as chance...only injustice."e;From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature for ';writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbitrariness of history..."e; The acclaimed Hungarian Holocaust survivor Imre Kertesz continues his investigation of the malignant methodologies of totalitarianism in a major work of fiction. In a mysterious middleEuropean country, a man identified only as ';the commissioner' undertakes what seems to be a banal trip to a nondescript town with his wifea brief detour on the way to a holiday at the seasidethat turns into something ominous. Something terrible has happened in the town, something that no one wants to discuss. With his wife watching on fearfully, he commences a perverse investigation, rudely interrogating the locals, inspecting a local landmark with a frightening intensity,...

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