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Prayer

Duration:
20 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 22 August 2008

By Istvan Orkeny.

Hungarian-born actress and writer Mia Nadasi introduces and reads her own translation of a moving short story by Istvan Orkeny, one of the most significant figures in post-war Hungarian literature.

Prayer is a story told by a mother who must identify the body of her dead son, an emotional journey from denial to acceptance that unfolds with quiet passion.

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