By Mark Sarvas
A son learns extra approximately his father than he ever may have imagined while a mysterious piece of artwork is abruptly restored to him
After receiving an unforeseen name from the Australian consulate, Matt Santos turns into conscious of a portray that he believes used to be looted from his kin in Hungary through the moment international struggle. To recuperate the portray, he needs to fix his strained dating together with his harshly judgmental father, discover his kin background, and fix his connection to his personal Judaism. alongside how one can illuminating the mysteries of his prior, Matt is torn among his doting female friend, Tracy, and his captivating lawyer, Rachel, with whom he travels to Budapest to unearth the reality in regards to the portray and, in flip, his kin.
As his trip progresses, Matt’s revelations are observed by means of both eating and ingenious meditations at the portray and the painter on the middle of his own drama, Budapest highway Scene by means of Ervin Kálmán. by the point Memento Park reaches its end, Matt’s narrative is as a lot approximately relations background and father-son dynamics because it is ready the character of artwork itself, and the countless methods we come to appreciate ourselves via it.
Of all of the questions requested via Mark Sarvas’s Memento Park—about relatives and id, approximately artwork and history—a primary, unanswerable drawback lingers: How will we flow ahead while the earlier looms unreasonably large?
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Memento Park: A Novel by Mark Sarvas