cover image For Every Sin

For Every Sin

Aharon Appelfeld. Vintage Books USA, $9.95 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-679-72758-3

``As in Appelfeld's earlier novels of alienation set during and after the Holocaust, this narrative portrays a man cruelly deprived of will and emotional clarity. Theo, plodding home across Europe after four years in the death camps, is stunned and lifeless, a condition reflected in Appelfeld's deliberately unadorned prose,'' remarked PW. (May)