The Last King of Sturovo, a short story from Slovakia. In September 2002 I rocked up in Bratislava with a couple of bags and just enough cash to last until my first pay check. And so unfolded one of the great years of my life… —— “Ah, Leighton! Do you have a moment?’’ I’d just finished […]Read More
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February 2003. I’d only been teaching in Bratislava for a few months when my school gave me a new and unusual assignment. They wanted me to travel halfway across the country every Thursday to teach at the Kappa factory in the godforsaken Slovak outpost of Štúrovo, a nonentity town on the Slovak-Hungarian border. Initially I […]Read More
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