Auto Da Fe

Auto Da Fe

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"Auto da Fe" is the story of Peter Kien, a distinguished, reclusive Sinologist living in Germany between the wars. With masterly precision, Canetti builds up the elements in Kien himself, and his personal relationships, which will lead to his destruction."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 34mm | 329g
  • VINTAGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0099470314
  • 9780099470311

Review quote

"Savage, subtle, beautifully mysterious--one of the few great novels of the century." - Iris Murdoch "A strange, eloquent and terrifying book." - Philip Toynbee
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About Elias Canetti

Elias Canetti was born in Bulgaria in 1905. He studied and stayed in Vienna until he came to England in 1938. He lives in London.
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Rating details

3,581 ratings
4.05 out of 5 stars
5 44% (1,563)
4 30% (1,090)
3 17% (594)
2 6% (215)
1 3% (119)
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