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Hungarian publishers are presenting the newest Korean translations of volumes in their catalogues at the International Book Fair which opened in Seoul on Wednesday.

Hungary is the guest of honour at this year’s fair which runs until Sunday, the foreign ministry said.

In addition to books, Hungarian inventions and Hungarian design are being showcased at the 180sqm stand.

Six works by Hungarian authors have been translated into Korean for the occasion of the book fair: Hungarian Dessert Book, by Tamás Bereznay; Fever at Dawn, by Péter Gárdos, The Melancholy of Resistance by Laszlo Krasznahorkai, Be Faithful until Death, by Zsigmond Móricz; The Flower Show, by István Örkény; and The Door, by Magda Szabó.

About 90 Hungarian books have been published in Korean translation.

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