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- DescriptionWritten while Hans Keilson was in hiding during World War II, The Death of the Adversary is the self-portrait of a young man helplessly fascinated by an unnamed adversary whom he watches rise to power in 1930s Germany. It is a tale of horror, t only in its evocation of Hitler's gathering menace but also in its hero's desperate attempt to discover logic where ne exists. A psychological fable as wry and haunting as Badenheim 1939, The Death of the Adversary is a lost classic of modern fiction.
- Author BiographyHans Keilson is the author of Comedy in a Minor Key. Born in Germany in 1909, he published his first novel in 1933. During World War II he joined the Dutch resistance. Later, as a psychotherapist, he pioneered the treatment of war trauma in children. In a 2010 New York Times review, Francine Prose called Keilson a genius and one of the world's very greatest writers. He died in 2011 at the age of 101.
- Author(s)Hans Keilson
- PublisherFarrar Straus Giroux
- Date of Publication20/07/2010
- LanguageEnglish & German
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintFarrar Straus Giroux
- Weight204 g
- Width138 mm
- Height209 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Translated byIvo Jarosy
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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