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The Proof (The Notebook Trilogy#2), by Ágota Kristóf, translated by David Watson

The Proof is second in Ágota Kristóf ‘s The Notebook Trilogy, and it’s written in the same chilling unemotional prose.  It follows on from The Notebook… 954 more words


The Notebook (The Notebook Trilogy#1), by Ágota Kristóf, translated by Alan Sheridan

Oh my goodness… from the modernity of Nick Earls’ uplifting novella Gotham to the dark horror of the 20th century… I am reading novellas to break up my reading of Xavier Herbert’s… 693 more words


Forgotten Modernist Masterpiece

Paul Griffiths on Szentkuthy’s PRAE, Tim Wilkinson’s “colossally laudable” translation, & so much more, in the TLS (Sept. 25, 2015)

“What if we found that something had long been missing from the great canon of modernist ancestors? 99 more words


Journey by Moonlight by Antal Szerb

Journey by Moonlight by Antal Szerb (1937) Translated by Peter Hargitai. French title: Le voyageur et le clair de lune. (Translated by Natalia Zaremba-Huzsvai and Charles Zaremba.) 1,915 more words


Life was not an art-form, or rather, it was an extremely mixed genre.

Journey by Moonlight, by Antal Szerb and translated by Len Rix

Some books are too subtle to be easily reviewed. You lose them as you try to describe them. 1,432 more words

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