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Alta Vášová

27. 5. 1939
Sevljuša (Ukrajina)
general fiction, other, screenwriting, ya and children's books
Alta Vášová is a fiction writer, author of film, television and radio scripts and she also writes for children. Right upon entering the Slovak literatury scene, she presented herself as a significant author. The determining features of her prose were the generic variability of her stories, the tendency towards experimentation, towards model situations and prosaic detail, but also the inner pathos of a narrative. It showed in a marked way in her first book, the short-stories collection The Recording of Untruths that featured fine micro-probes into the existence of contemporary man. Read more