"Moving and numbing...a very great novel - Irish Times
"Remarkable...an original and chilling quality -New York Review of Books
"[T]his work...ought to stand beside Primo Levi's If This is a Man - The Times
"Extraordinary - Observer
"Should be savoured slowly . . . Only through exploring its subtlety and detail will the reader come to appreciate such an ornate and honest testimony to the human spirit" (Washington Times
The powerful story of an adolescent's experience of Auschwitz by Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize winner, Imre Kertész.