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By László Krasznahorkai,Ottilie Mulzet

ISBN-10: 0857423118

ISBN-13: 9780857423115

ISBN-10: 0857425331

ISBN-13: 9780857425331

Known for his brilliantly darkish fictional visions, László Krasznahorkai is among the most useful ecu writers of his new release and the winner of the 2015 guy Booker overseas Prize. the following, he brings us on a trip via China on the sunrise of the hot millennium. at the precipice of its emergence as an international energy, China is experiencing cataclysms of modernity as its harsh Maoist strictures meet the chaotic flux of globalism. What continues to be of the center Kingdom’s historical cultural riches? and will a Westerner really comprehend China’s previous and present—or the murky waters the place the 2 meet?

Destruction and Sorrow underneath the Heavens is either a go back and forth memoir and the chronicle of a different highbrow shift as essentially the most fascinating modern writers and thinkers starts to interact with the cultures of Asia and the legacies of its interactions with Europe in a newly globalized society. Rendered in English via award-winning translator Ottilie Mulzet, Destruction and Sorrow underneath the Heavens is a vital paintings, marking the emergence of Krasznahorkai as a very worldwide novelist.

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“The modern Hungarian grasp of the apocalypse.”—Susan Sontag

“Krasznahorkai delights in unorthodox description; no item is simply too insignificant for his caring gaze. . . . He deals us tales which are relentlessly generative and defiantly irresolvable. they're haunting, pleasantly bizarre, and finally, greater than the worlds they inhabit.”—New York Times

“Krasznahorkai is knowledgeable with the complexity of human obsessions. every one of his books believe like an occasion, a revelation.”—Daily Beast

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