A Review of Stone Tablets by Wojciech Zukrowski, trans. Stephanie Kraft

A Review of Stone Tablets by Wojciech Zukrowski, trans. Stephanie Kraft

A Review of Stone Tablets by Wojciech Zukrowski, trans. Stephanie Kraft

“Only a man who is suffocating knows what an open window is,” Istvan Terey, a Hungarian poet serving as a diplomat in India, tells his Australian lover Margit Ward, an ophthalmologist who works among the poor. The couple’s affair is a central plot line of Stone Tablets, but the book’s true grappling is with something more complex and far-reaching than the future of their relationship.