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 an […]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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