It was nominated for the Prince of Asturias in 2009. She is the author of a trilogy about a family before and after the second world war. His work was adapted for the theatre with great success in New York. agota Kristof, Hungarian writer in the French language, has died Wednesday in Switzerland. Author of the trilogy formed great notebook, test and the third lie; French critics consider it one of the most important feathers of literature in French at the end of the 20th century along with Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionescu. I have neither desire nor strength, said when he announced last March in an interview with a Hungarian literary portal that would not write more. Born in Kristof in 1935, at the age of nine he wrote his first verses while internal near the border with Austria. Soviet repression after the Hungarian uprising of 1956 forced her into exile and settled in Switzerland with her husband.
The Swiss country is where beginning to publish his works, by which, among others, you would be the award Italian Alberto Moravia (1988) and the German Gottfried Keller (2001). His native country was awarded the Kossuth, the highest distinction Hungarian artistic prize. The aforementioned trilogy, translated into more than 30 languages, tells the story of a family during and after the second world war. It was adapted for the stage in various countries and achieved a great success in New York in 2007.