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By Mark Sarvas

A son learns extra approximately his father than he ever can have imagined while a mysterious piece of artwork is without notice 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 relations in Hungary throughout the moment international warfare. To get better the portray, he needs to fix his strained courting together with his harshly judgmental father, discover his relations background, and restoration his connection to his personal Judaism. alongside how to illuminating the mysteries of his previous, Matt is torn among his doting female friend, Tracy, and his fascinating legal professional, Rachel, with whom he travels to Budapest to unearth the reality in regards to the portray and, in flip, his family members.

As his trip progresses, Matt’s revelations are followed via both eating and innovative meditations at the portray and the painter on the heart of his own drama, Budapest highway Scene by way of Ervin Kálmán. by the point Memento Park reaches its end, Matt’s narrative is as a lot approximately relatives heritage and father-son dynamics because it is ready the character of paintings itself, and the limitless methods we come to appreciate ourselves via it.

Of all of the questions requested by way of Mark Sarvas’s Memento Park—about relatives and id, approximately artwork and history—a vital, unanswerable situation lingers: How will we stream ahead whilst the previous looms unreasonably large?

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