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László Krasznahorkai on Satantango

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

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.

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László Krasznahorkai

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Comments [4]

Donald McGrath from Montreal, Canada

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!

Jun. 29 2012 05:05 PM
brooke from Brooklyn

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...)

Jun. 12 2012 01:00 PM
superf88

How complex & interesting!

Jun. 12 2012 12:59 PM
tim

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.

Jun. 12 2012 12:50 PM

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