Benedek Totth


Benedek Totth was born in 1977 in Kaposvár. He is a noted translator of literature – among others, he has translated novels by Cormac McCarthy. He works in publishing. Holtverseny is his first book.

Autobiography for Quais du Polar

Benedek Totth lives in Hungary, a plain but gorgeous Central European country that has no tradition of noir literature. As far as he knows he has only committed murders in his novels and plans to stick to this harmless habit in his forthcoming books.

Crime favourites

Noir book: Das Versprechen (The Pledge) by Friedrich Dürrenmatt

movie: Se7en (David Fincher)

author: Dennis Lehane