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George Szirtes

Translator, Hungarian
George Szirtes emigrated with his parents to England from Hungary as a child, following the 1956 Budapest uprising. He has published over twenty books of poetry and numerous translations of writers including László Krasznahorkai, Sándor Márai, and Magda Szabó. His translation of László Krasznahorkai’s Satantango won the 2013 Best Translated Book Award.
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