A very short introduction to Péter Nádas

The Hungarian writer and essayist Péter Nádas (1942) is said to be one of contemporary literatures most important voices. His second novel Book of Memories (1986) earned him comparisons to Proust. It got generally great reviews all over the world, amongst others from Susan Sontag. The book I’m reading, Parallel Stories (2005), is a three-volume novel … More A very short introduction to Péter Nádas


I just received a book in the post, it’s written by Péter Nádas, the Norwegian title is Parallelle historier (Parallel Stories). I haven’t read anything by him before – have you? The first pages are looking very promising … But before getting on with Nádas I will finish a book on female muslims living in … More Nádas