The Melancholy of Resistance by László Krasznahorkai

The Melancholy of Resistance (Hungarian: Az ellenállás melankóliája) is a 1989 novel by the Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai. The narrative is set in a restless town where a mysterious circus, which exhibits a whale and nothing else, contributes to an apocalyptic atmosphere. Krasznahorkai adapted the novel into a screenplay for the 2000 film Werckmeister Harmonies, directed by Béla Tarr.

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[The Melancholy of Resistance] (By: Laszlo Krasznahorkai) [published: April, 2001] Hardcover 5222207 $26.22 2001
[The Melancholy of Resistance] (By: Laszlo Krasznahorkai) [published: April, 2001] Hardcover 13834762 $47.93 $48.35 2001
The Melancholy of Resistance (New Directions Paperbook) Kindle Edition 598713 2002
The Melancholy of Resistance Hardcover 616996 $22.76 $8.19
The Melancholy of Resistance [Paperback] [May 12, 2016] Laszlo Krasznahorkai Paperback 2322543 $8.46 $5.26
The Melancholy of Resistance (New Directions Paperbook) Paperback 504264 $11.04 $10.49 2002