By Tomáš Zmeškal,Alex Zucker
In Zmeškal’s story, informed now not chronologically yet particularly as a mosaic of occasions, time progresses erratically and unpredictably, as does one’s figuring out. The saga belongs to a selected relatives, however it additionally exposes the bigger, ongoing fight of postcommunist jap Europe to return to phrases with ache while catharsis is denied. Reporting from a clean, multicultural point of view, Zmeškal makes a welcome contribution to eu literature within the twenty-first century.
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