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- The Door, by Magda Szabo, tr. Len Rix, 2005 (Az ajtó, 1987)
About the book:
- NYRB Classics, 2015, tr. Len Rix, 288 p.Goodreads
- Harvill Press, 2005, tr. Len Rix, 272 p.Goodreads
- Vintage, 2006, tr. Len Rix, 262 p. Goodreads
Original Title – Az ajtó
Originally published in Hungary in 1987, and translated into English in 1995 by Stefan Draughon for American publication, and again in 2005 by Len Rix for British publication.
- My rating: 5 stars
Rix’s translation won the 2006 Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize
- The book’s French translation, by Chantal Philippe, also won the Prix Femina for Étranger (2003)
- The novel was adapted into film (The Door, Imdb), directed by István Szabó, and released in March 2012.