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No Live Files Remain

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
For readers of The Lives of Others and The Reader, and based on a true story, No Live Files Remain is a beautiful and moving novel of family, lies, betrayal and forgiveness.

He wanted to understand the past.
Now he must live with the truth.


Thirty years after the fall of communism in Hungary, as acclaimed writer, translator, dramatist and visual artist Andras Forgach investigated his family's past he uncovered a horrifying truth. His mother, whom he deeply loved, had been an informant for the Kadar regime. She had informed not only on acquaintances but on family, friends and even her children.

In the eagerly anticipated No Live Files Remain, with rights sold around the world, Forgach gives voice to his deceased mother, holding her responsible for her deeds while defending the memories he cherished of her as a son.

'Mother wasn't lacking in evocativeness, no, no, I can affirm that. She was the firmament, the high sky, and she still is, even covered in heavy clouds.' Andras Forgach

Genre: Literary Fiction

Used availability for Andras Forgach's No Live Files Remain

Hardback Editions

April 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: No Live Files Remain
Author(s): Andras Forgach
ISBN: 1-4711-6059-9 / 978-1-4711-6059-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Scribner UK
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

August 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Acts of My Mother
Author(s): Andras Forgach
ISBN: 0-7352-3381-0 / 978-0-7352-3381-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


July 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: No Live Files Remain
Author(s): Andras Forgach
ISBN: 1-4711-6067-X / 978-1-4711-6067-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Scribner UK
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

September 2018 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Acts of My Mother
Author(s): Andras Forgach
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
Availability: Amazon CA   


April 2018 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: No Live Files Remain
Author(s): Andras Forgach
Publisher: Scribner UK
Availability: Amazon   


April 2018 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: No Live Files Remain
Author(s): Andras Forgach
Publisher: Scribner UK
Availability: Amazon UK