Gardonyi Geza has 40 ratings and 2 reviews. Patricia said: Love it! One of the best historical books I have read in a very long time. Gardonyi relates hi. Writers: Géza Gárdonyi (novel), István Nemeskürty (screenplay) Photos. Imre Sinkovits in Egri csillagok () Add Image · See all 2 photos». Learn more. Gárdonyi Géza: Egri csillagok. No description. by. Nagyné Oláh Eszter. on 22 March Comments (0). Please log in to add your comment. Report abuse.

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Also Just finished this, and oh, the feelings. We are in mid- s Hungary. The main historical events that are addressed are the bloodless occupation of Budathe seat of the Hungarian kings, inand the Siege of Eger now in Northern Hungary by the Turks that forms the major topic of the novel.

The Corporal and Others Bornemissza Gergely Vera Venczel Story of a mischievous outspoken kid in a small Hungarian town. I own both Hungarian and English copies both from Hungary But it appears you can buy it used on Amazon with the link above.

A Hungarian classic; one can not forget this book In the turmoilous 18th century, young poor Hungarian aristocrat Jonas helps Szaffi, a young pretty gypsy Romani girl and the illegitimate daughter of a Turkish pasha, get the treasure that’s owed to her by the right of inheritance.

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I listen to it on audio now to keep the language alive. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. To ask other readers questions about Gardonyi Gezaplease sign up. The main characters of the book are well developed following them from childhood to the Turkish assault.


Geza Gardonyi’s historical novel “Eclipse of the Crescent Moon” is thoroughly entertaining. Lists with This Book. Mezessajt rated it liked it Jul 18, She told me stories about her trip that helped me bring this book to life in my head. The book itself is a bit strange, maybe because my expectations of it were “Ok, this book is about a siege and people fighting each other”.

Feb 22, Csillagk M. Lali, a great fan of America, owns a sandwich stand on the side of the road, called The Glass Tiger.

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Aug 10, Katinka rated it really liked it. Koranak sajatos figuraja, egyik irodalmi korhoz sem sorolhato tagja volt.

Articles needing additional references from October All articles needing additional references Articles containing Hungarian-language text. It’s a shame this book is not internationally famous, because i strongly recommend it to everyone! Bojtorjan rated it it was amazing Dec 08, Edit Storylinethe great Turkish Empire wants to conquer Europe, and the world. Download cover art Download CD case insert. Was this review helpful to you? Istvan Zoltan rated it liked it Jan 20, So much more than adventure is packed into it–a sweet romance between Gergely and his Eva, treachery, deceit, self-sacrifice, and exciting battles.

The story takes us through his childhood, marriage with his childhood sweeth I chose this because I don’t know much about Hungarian history and wanted to learn more. They later elope to avert arranged marriage.

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Gabor rated it it was amazing Mar 20, It was even more interesting to be interrupted in my reading to focus on reading current newspaper accounts of the migrant crisis in Europe as i This book was recommended by my son Erik who was living in Eger, Hungary – the city where this takes place.

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Once upon a time, I met a girl that was to become my partner in life and in parenthood. Geza Gardonyi tells a good story leading up to the battle – he follows the plight of one soldier from his youth while inter-weaving several other characters. The characters are interesting and there are few lulls in the action. It’s quite amazing really. Online used bookstores are great!

However, his expertise in explosives did play a role in this Hungarian success story. Much of the novel is splendidly atmospheric. Gyerekkoromban persze olvastam, de az nem tegnap volt.

One of my favourite books! Paperback30 pages. Accompanying this reading with a full glass of Bull’s Blood Wine Egri Bikaver would be an excellent idea. Trivia Thousands of Turkish tents were erected. He graduated at a college for teachers and worked for some years as a teacher and Catholic cantor. Now looking forward to the Thai classic, “A Child of the Northeast”, the most difficult to identify and find.

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At first things seem a bit too coincidental, but after several chapters you will look forward to the “run-ins. The writing was well done, the vocabulary fairly high and challenging, and the characters were developed amazingly well.

After having visited Eger on several occasions and toured the castle remains, this novel gave me a great appreciation for the brave Hungarians who have defended the city. Jul 26, Amerynth rated it really liked it Shelves: