Satantango

Satantango

László Krasznahorkai


From the winner of the 2015 guy Booker overseas Prize

A darkish, haunting masterpiece by means of the writer of The depression of Resistance and Seiobo There Below

Now in paperback, Satantango, the radical that encouraged Béla Tarr’s vintage movie, is evidence that the satan has all of the sturdy occasions. Set in an remoted hamlet, the unconventional unfolds over the process a number of rain-soaked days. just a dozen population stay within the bleak village, rank with the stench of failed schemes, betrayals, failure, infidelity, unexpected hopes, and aborted desires. “Their world,” within the phrases of the well known translator George Szirtes is “rough and prepared, misplaced someplace among the cosmic and tragic, in a single small insignificant nook of the cosmos. Theirs is the dance of death.” Into this global comes, it sort of feels, a messiah…

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