Awards
Man Booker International Prize Best Book (nominee)
From the award-winning author of Soldiers of Salamis, a propulsive and riveting narrative investigation into an infamous fraud: a man who has been lying his entire life.

Who is Enric Marco? An elderly man in his nineties, living in Barcelona, a Holocaust survivor who gave hundreds of speeches, granted dozens of interviews, received important national honors, and even moved government officials to tears. But in May 2005, Marco was exposed as a fraud: he was never in a Nazi concentration camp. The story was reported around the world, transforming him from hero to villain in the blink of an eye. Now, more than a decade later--in a hypnotic narrative that combines fiction and nonfiction, detective story and war story, biography and autobiography--Javier Cercas sets out to unravel Marco's enigma. With both profound compassion and lacerating honesty, Cercas takes the reader on a journey not only into one man's gigantic lie, but also--through its exploration of our infinite capacity for self-deception, our opposing needs for fantasy and reality, our appetite for affection--into the deepest, most flawed parts of our humanity.



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August 2018 : Hardback
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Title: The Impostor: A True Story
Author(s): Javier Cercas
ISBN: 1-5247-3281-8 / 978-1-5247-3281-3
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November 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Impostor (MacLehose Press Editions)
Author(s): Javier Cercas
ISBN: 0-85705-650-6 / 978-0-85705-650-4 (UK edition)
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August 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Impostor (MacLehose Press Editions)
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ISBN: 0-85705-652-2 / 978-0-85705-652-8 (UK edition)
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November 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Impostor (MacLehose Press Editions)
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ISBN: 0-85705-651-4 / 978-0-85705-651-1 (UK edition)
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August 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Impostor: A True Story
Author(s): Javier Cercas
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November 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Impostor (MacLehose Press Editions Book 9)
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