Laszlo Krasznahorkai was one of my first truly unique reading experiences in many years. I'm normally prone to specific classics (Sylvia Plath; Edgar Allan Poe; JD Salinger; etc)... Read morePublished 4 months ago by kevzilla23
Totally wonderful and bizarre, with stunning author-turn-about at end. Question is: who, really, is writing this novel? Beautifully crafted unusual language-use. Read morePublished 10 months ago by unsworthyeti
Having read LK's Melancholy of Resistance and not really loved it as much as most I was a bit hesitant to pick this one up. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Stephen M. Fragale
Krasznahorkai’s first, and still most famous novel is a veritable fugue of nihilistic ruptures and apocalyptic promises. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Steiner
This is a book from the edge. Krasznahorkai evokes a tar black world of impoverished wretches in the Hungarian countryside, clinging to a meager existence and scheming against each... Read morePublished 19 months ago by jafrank
Krasznahorkai's incredible debut novel is finally available in English. Blending pitch-black comedy with a paradoxically hallucinatory realism, this rain-soaked mud-slathered novel... Read morePublished 20 months ago by S.
Plonk a panegyric from Sebald on the cover and Bob's your uncle, as we say over here. You wish. Bog standard East European comedy-angst, starring a gallery of Grosz grotesques. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Simon Barrett 'Il Penseroso'