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Auto-da-Fe , Elias Canetti's only work of fiction, is a staggering achievement that puts him squarely in the ranks of major European writers such as Robert Musil and Hermann Broch. It is the story of Peter Kien, a scholarly recluse who lives among and for his great library. The destruction of Kien through the instrument of the illiterate, brutish housekeeper he marries constitutes the plot of the book. The best writers of our time have been concerned with the horror of the modern world--one thinks of Kafka, to whom Canetti ...

Auto Da Fe 2005, Harvill Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781843432586

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Auto Da Fe 2000, Vintage Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780099470311

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Auto-Da-Fe 1984, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374518790

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Auto da Fe 1978, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330255561

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Auto da Fe 1971, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224005685

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Auto-Da-Fe 1947, Continuum

ISBN-13: 9780826400680

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