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Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai discusses his novel Satantango. It’s set in desolate Hungarian town, and when a charismatic man named Irimias returns, the villagers fall under his spell.
To Mr. Krasznahorkai,Am delighted to learn of the recent publication of your work by New Directions, and grateful to Mr. Szirtes for the translations. Kudos to you all!
That was the most awesome sentence I have ever heard read aloud. Thank you for writing it, Laszlo.
I am sorry to see Leonard is doing another one of his male-only shows (yesterday too, and I have lost track...)
How complex & interesting!
could the author please comment on the current political situation in Hungary and the recent reversal of democratic rights such as the freedom of press.
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