Festival Internazionale
di Letteratura a Venezia
25 28 May 2022

László Krasznahorkai

László Krasznahorkai was born in Gyula, Hungary, in 1954. He has won several international awards and his works have been published in many countries. Critics consider him the most important living Hungarian writer. He is the author of seven novels and five short story collections. In 2015 he won the International Man Booker Prize. Among his most famous novels are “Satantango” (“Sátántangó”), finalist for the Gregor Von Rezzori literary Prize and the European Strega Prize in 2017, “The Melancholy of Resistance” (“Az ellenállás melankóliája”), “Baron Wenckheim's Homecoming” (“Báró Wenckheim hazatér”), winner of the National Book Award for Translated Literature in 2019, “War and War” (“Háború és háború”) and “Seiobo there below” (“Seiobo járt odalent”).

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