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Fever at Dawn

by: Gardos, Peter

It's 1945, and Miklos is looking for love... He whistles up a list of 117 Hungarian women from his village, and in his beautiful handwriting, he writes to each of them. But what's the catch? Miklos has just emerged from Belsen, and is recovering in...

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All That Man is

by: Szalay, David

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 MAN BOOKER PRIZE. Nine men. Each of them at a different stage of life, each of them away from home, and each of them striving - in the suburbs of Prague, beside a Belgian motorway, in a cheap Cypriot hotel - to understand...

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A Crime in the Family

by: Batthyany, Sacha

A memoir of brutality, heroism and personal discovery from Europe's dark heart, revealing one of the most extraordinary untold stories of the Second World War. In the spring of 1945, at Rechnitz on the Austrian-Hungarian border, not far from the...

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Hungarian Art: Confrontation and Revival in the Modern Movement

by: Eva, Forgacs

Insightful essays and rarely-seen images tracing, from birth to maturation, several generations of Hungarian modernism, from the avant-garde to neo-avant-garde. This wide-ranging collection by Eva Forgacs, a leading scholar of Modernism, corrects...

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Under the Frog

by: Fischer, Tibor

Features the adventures of two young Hungarian basketball players through the turbulent years between the end of World War II and the anti-Soviet uprising of 1956. This work tells the story of the two improbably heroes, Pataki and Gyuri, who travel...

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Journey by Moonlight

by: Szerb, Antal

Part of Alma Classics Evergreens series, Journey by Moonlight is here presented in a brilliant new translation by Peter V. Czipott.

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Embers

by: Marai, Sandor

The rediscovery of a masterpiece of Central European literature originally published in Budapest in 1942 and un-known to modern readers until last year. An extraordinary novel about a triangular relationship, about love, friendship, and fidelity,...

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Fateless

by: Kertesz, Imre

Fourteen-year-old Gyuri's father has been called up for labour service. Arriving at the family timber store he witnesses with nonchalance and boredom his father sign over the business to the firm's book-keeper. Two months later he finds himself...

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In the Darkroom

by: Faludi, Susan

"In the summer of 2004 I set out to investigate someone I scarcely knew, my father." So begins Susan Faludi's extraordinary inquiry into the meaning of identity in the modern world and in her own haunted family saga. When the feminist writer learned...

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District VIII

by: LeBor, Adam

Life's tough for a Gypsy cop in Budapest. The cops don't trust you because you're a Gypsy. Your fellow Gypsies, even your own family, shun you because you're a cop. The dead, however, don't care. So when Balthazar Kovacs, a detective in the city's...

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Katalin Street

by: Szabo, Magda

In prewar Budapest three families live side by side on gracious Katalin Street, their lives closely intertwined. A game is played by the four children in which Bálint, the promising son of the major, invariably chooses Irén Elekes, the headmaster’s...

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