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Jennifer Szalai

Jennifer Szalai lives in New York.

László Krasznahorkai

Jennifer Szalai, 26 April 2012

For a Hungarian to call a novel The Melancholy of Resistance (Az ellenállás melankóliája) could be an exercise in truthtelling, a peeling away of illusions, or else a play on the national stereotype of Magyar dolefulness and gloom.* László Krasznahorkai seems to be trying to do both, though some of his most enthusiastic champions outside Hungary have seized...

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