The Man Booker International Prize recognises one writer for his or her achievement in fiction. Worth £60,000, the prize is awarded every two years to a living author who has published fiction either originally in English or whose work is generally available in translation in the English language.
László Krasznahorkai was announced as the winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2015
Born in 1954, Krasznahorkai gained recognition in 1985 when he published Satantango, which he adapted for the big screen in 1994.
Krasznahorkai’s other books include:
The Melancholy of Resistance (1989)
War and War (1999)
Seiobo There Below (2008