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Pavel Vilikovský

27. 6. 1941
Liptovský Mikuláš - Palúdzka
—  10. 2. 2020
essay, general fiction, journalism, literary science, literature, other
Vilikovský belongs to a strong generation of writers who emerged in the 1960’s and who helped shape modern Slovak fiction. Alongside the many awards he has won, he has also been the only writer awarded the prestigious Anasoft Litera Prize twice, in 2005 for his book Čarovný papagáj a iné gýče (The Magic Parrot and Other Kitch) and in 2014 for Prvá a posledná láska (The First and Last Love). His works are considered contemporary classics and they share a poignant irony, a certain Central European melancholy and a language that is dangerously precise. Read more