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Peter Pišťanek

28. 4. 1960
Devínska Nová Ves
—  22. 3. 2015
general fiction, journalism, other
An innovative and daring writer who had introduced a unique approach to the art of fiction. Best known for his pulp-fiction-style trilogy Rivers of Babylon I—III (1991, 1994,1999), he has also published several collections of short stories (Mladý Dônč / Young Dônč 1993, Neva 2014), and a special cookbook of family recipes. The novel Rivers of Babylon and the novella Music (Muzika) were made into films in 1998 and 2006. His last novel, Rukojemník (The Hostage, 2014) has also been adapted for the screen in 2015. Read more