César Aira: Festival (Festival)/El juego de los mundos (Game of the Worlds)

The latest addition to my website is César Aira‘s Festival (Festival) and El juego de los mundos (Game of the Worlds), both published in one book called Festival Festival is about a film festival celebrating a Belgian film director who is hailed as an original artist though he seems only to have made B-list science … Read more

Filmed novels

I recently read and posted on my site László Krasznahorkai‘s Sátántangó (Satantango). I had heard that famed Hungarian film-maker Béla Tarr had made a film of the book, which was 450 minutes long. This is not a film for watching with the family on Sunday night as it is as unremittingly gloomy and miserable as … Read more