The Secret War”: An excerpt from the novel The Golden Age

Michal Ajvaz’s second novel translated into English, The Golden Age, is described by the publisher, Dalkey Archive Press, as “a fantastical travelogue by a modern-day Gulliver about a civilization he once encountered on a tiny island in the Atlantic.” The various observations and encounters of the unnamed narrator delineate a prolonged culture clash between the European interlopers and the […]