The Last Window Giraffe

Péter Zilahy
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Péter Zilahy. Photo: Kristóf Forgács
Péter Zilahy was born in 1970 in Budapest. He writes both poetry and prose. His dictionary novel The Last Window Giraffe was published in 1998 and has since been translated into eighteen languages. The translator of this extract, Stacey Knecht, is currently translating the novel into English.

Read an interview with Péter Zilahy on The Ledge

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