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  • Kornel Esti
    Kornel Esti (English, Paperback) Dezso Kosztolanyi

    A great masterpiece never before available in English, Kornél Esti is the wild final book by a Hungarian genius.

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  • Skylark
    Skylark (Multiple languages, Paperback) Dezso Kosztolanyi

    It is 1900, give or take a few years. The Vajkays?call them Mother and Father?live in Sárszeg, a dead-end burg in the provincial heart of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Father retired some years ago to devote his days to genealogical research and quaint questions of heraldry. Mother keeps house. Both are utterly enthralled with their daughter, Skylark. Unintelligent, unimaginative, unattractive,...

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  • Anna Edes: Novel
    Anna Edes: Novel (English, Paperback) Dezso Kosztolanyi

    Anna Edes is a dark and deeply moving naturalistic novel, a classic work of twentieth-century Hungarian literature. A skillful portrayal of the cruelty and emptiness of bourgeois life, it was first published in 1926 and enthusiastically received by the intellectual coffee-house society through which it circulated. The novel was later acknowledged by authors such as Thomas Mann as a model of...

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  • Alondra
    Alondra (Spanish, Paperback) Dezso Kosztolanyi

    When the Vajkay's unmarried daughter Alondra goes away on a week-long trip, the couple assumes that a week without their doting daughter will prove to be insufferable, but they soon find that life without Alondra is sweeter than expected.

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  • Skylark
    Skylark (English, Paperback) Dezso Kosztolanyi

    Kosztolanyi's "Skylark" is a portrait of provincial life in the Austro-Hungarian monarchy at the turn of the century. Set in the autumn of 1899, it focuses on one extraordinary week in the otherwise uneventful lives of an elderly Hungarian couple and their ugly spinster daughter, "Skylark".

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