Introduction by Aleksandar Hemon
Translated by John K. Cox
Psalm 44 is the last major work of fiction by Danilo Kiš to be translated into English, and his only novel dealing explicitly with Auschwitz (where his own
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Nb of pages 128
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"In Kiš's case . . . it is the consistent quality of the local prose that counts. It is how, sentence by sentence, the song is built, and immeasurable meanings meant. It is the rich regalia of his- William H. Gass
"Kiš is one of the handful of incontestably major writers of the second half of the century . . . The work of Danilo Kiš preserves the honor of literature."- Susan Sontag
"[Kiš's] pen, often literally verging into eternity, does to his characters what nearly every known creed aspires to do to the human soul: it extends their existence, it erodes our sense of death’s impenetrability." -Joseph Brodsky