By György Dragomán
I’m sitting on a train penning these lines. We’ll soon be crossing the Hungarian-Austrian border. I’m taking my book to Salzburg, where I’ll be reading from the German edition of The Bone Fire
. One might even say that my book is taking me across the border again, as it has done so often in recent years, to present itself to readers together with me.
The novel is set in Transylvania. It takes an internal perspective, giving a very personal and graphic account of the first turbulent years after the fall of the Communist dictatorship. ...