“Hugely ambitious, breathtakingly inventive.” ―The New York Times
“Parallel Stories makes the case [for grandeur] in sheer ambition, unspooling in a vivid succession of epochs and genres---a Cold War thriller, a 1950s Budapest romance---evoking the quests, spiritual and erotic, that link us across time.” ―Vogue
“One of his country's strangest, most ambitious literary achievements.” ―New York magazine
“We're living in Péter Nádas's time now. You'll never read anything else even remotely like Parallel Stories....Enjoy.” ―Slate
About the Author
Péter Nádas was born in Budapest in 1942. Among his works translated into English are the novels A Book of Memories (FSG, 1997), The End of a Family Story (FSG, 1998), and Love (FSG, 2000); a collection of stories and essays, Fire and Knowledge (FSG, 2007); and two pieces of short fiction, A Lovely Tale of Photography and Péter Nádas: Own Death. He lives with his wife in Gombosszeg, Hungary.