By Péter Nádas
First released in Hungary in 1986 after a five-year conflict with censors, Péter Nádas's A booklet of stories is a latest vintage, a multi-layered narrative that tells 3 parallel tales of affection and betrayal. the 1st occurs in East Berlin within the Nineteen Seventies and lines an unnamed Hungarian author ensnared in a love triangle with a tender German and a recognized getting older actress. the second one, composed by way of the author, is the tale of a past due 19th century German aesthete whose reports reflect his personal. And the 3rd voice is that of a pal from the writer's youth, who brings his personal unforeseen bearing to the tale. in comparison via critics to Proust, Mann, and Joyce, this sensuous travel de strength is "unquestionably a masterpiece"
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A Book of Memories by Péter Nádas