“I come back to scandalous neglect (other European countries are fine with him). Wilkinson himself once said that English literature is “boring”, and compared to this, it is: with a very few exceptions, and they know who they are, English writers (I refer specifically to the English) may as well be producing Ladybird books, so formally conventional, so stylistically timid, are they. Open your minds, then, to the European enlightenment, sit back and let this exquisitely thought-provoking book seep into you. Let’s hope the remaining nine volumes, and indeed the rest of Szentkuthy’s oeuvre, get translated soon.” – Nicolas Lezard, The Guardian
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