The perfect beautiful and pitiless book about suffering in isolated provincial Hungarian villages.

Do You Find Most Books About Suffering in Isolated Provincial Hungarian Villages Neither Beautiful nor Pitiless Enough?

Do You Find Most Books About Suffering in Isolated Provincial Hungarian Villages Neither Beautiful nor Pitiless Enough?

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Nov. 14 2016 2:56 PM

Do You Find Most Books About Suffering in Isolated Provincial Hungarian Villages Neither Beautiful nor Pitiless Enough?

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The Hungarian village of Holloko, 2006.

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Dan Kois edits and writes for Slate’s human interest and culture departments. He’s the co-author, with Isaac Butler, of The World Only Spins Forward, a history of Angels in America, and is writing a book called How to Be a Family.