Miroslav Krleža

Miroslav Krleža

Miroslav Krleža (1893–1981) was a Croat and Yugoslav novelist, poet, and essayist. He received many Yugoslavian literary prizes and multiple international awards, including the Heder prize. He has frequently been proclaimed the greatest Croatian writer of the twentieth century.

Krleža is a shrewd observer of man as social animal, and his wry, sardonic style fits cleanly into the Eastern European tradition of bureaucratic satire by the likes of Kafka, Karel Capek and Jaroslav Hasek.
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