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Satantango

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SKU 9781788166355

Translated by George Szirtes and Ottilie Mulzet

In the darkening embers of a Communist utopia, life in a desolate Hungarian town has come to a virtual standstill. Flies buzz, spiders weave, water drips and animals root desultorily in the barnyard of a collective farm.

But when the charismatic Irimias - long-thought dead - returns, the villagers fall under his spell. Irimias sets about swindling the villagers out of a fortune that might allow them to escape the emptiness and futility of their existence. He soon attains a messianic aura as he plays on the fears of the townsfolk and a series of increasingly brutal events unfold.

Paperback: 304 Pages
Product Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm
ISBN: 9781788166355

Published by Serpent's Tail