“… everything goes on – why? I see you, and I ask you – why?”

“… the short sentence is artificial – we use almost never short sentences, we make pause, or we hold on a part of a sentence end …” he reaches for it with his left hand as it passes “… but this characteristic, very classical, short sentence – at the end with a dot – this is artificial, this is only a custom, this is perhaps helpful for the reader, but for only one reason, that the readers in the last few thousand years have learned that a short sentence is easier to understand, this is also a custom, but if you think, you almost never use short sentences, if you listen …”

The Guardian speaks with László Krasznahorkai. [via The Guardian]

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