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Danube in America: an interview with Michal Hvorecký

Michal Hvorecký was among the Slovak writers included in the Slovak issue of the Dalkey Archive Press’ Review of Contemporary Fiction. Born in 1976 he is part of a younger generation of writers expanding the bounds of Slovak writing and gaining a growing international readership, though at this point far more in German translation than […]

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Sándor Márai – the definition of a Central European writer

The publication of the novel Embers brought the name of Sándor Márai back into the international spotlight somewhat. Since then a number of translations into English have followed – most recently Portraits of a Marriage, which a review on Hungarian Literature Online says is actually a grouping of two Márai novels. Although known as a […]

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The Slovak fiction scene – Part II – Michal Hvorecký

Link: The Slovak fiction scene – Part II – Michal Hvorecký The second part of a review of the Slovak issue of the Dalkey Archive Press’ Review of Contemporary Fiction looking at an extract from Michal Hvorecký’s novel The Escort

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