The case worker

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Penguin Books, Jul 1, 1987 - Fiction - 173 pages

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Gyorgy Konrad's novel "The Case Worker" is incredibly bleak, but well written. I liked the book overall, even though it had some pretty disturbing scenes in it, making it a book I wouldn't ... Read full review

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. The Case Worker by Gyorgy Konrad (1969, 1974) Hungarian writer Gyorgy Konrad has been called the "true heir of Kafka," and this, his first novel, was one of the books added to the list of 1001 books ... Read full review


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About the author (1987)

Konrad was born in Hungary. He was a social worker, editor, and sociologist before turning to fiction. In 1990 he was elected president of International PEN.

Howe has taught at Brandeis and Stanford Universities and is now Professor of English at Hunter College of the City University of New York.

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