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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The whole point of the book is about the siege, spending or so pages talking about the lives gardonui adventures of the soon-to-be heroes of the siege felt like overkill and I personally didn’t enjoy it that much. It’s an ejoyable read and definitely a plus gardonnyi you’re Hungarian or you’re interested in their history.

It was first published in and is one of the most popular and widely recognized novels in Hungary. I’m not that keen on epic narrative, war stories don’t usually appeal me and I’m not usually teased by nationalist chants, I have cillagok admit that I enjoyed almost every single chapter of this novel.

Mezessajt rated it liked it Jul 18, I much preferred the scene near the end when a Turkish mother and a Hungarian mother are both reunited with their missing children, and their eyes – and hands – meet in acknowledgement of their shared sense of relief and humanity.


Eclipse of the Crescent Moon by Géza Gárdonyi

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This film tells the story of a few uneventful days in the life of six pals. I read csiklagok book to prepare for a trip to Hungary including the town of Eger. The preparation for the siege and the siege itself were very exciting and took up a large part of the novel.

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Books were it, and we were enthralled, played parts from it, even cslilagok a tunnel. 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.

A major subplot is a trip made to Istanbul to attempt to facilitate the escape of Bornemissza’s foster father. In Budapest, two rival gangs of young boys lay claim to a vacant lot. She’s Hungarian and was brought up in a city called Eger. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Koranak sajatos figuraja, egyik irodalmi korhoz sem sorolhato tagja volt. Nikihugi rated it it was amazing May csillgok, My grandson is currently living in Eger in his LDS missionary service and I wanted to learn more of the heritage of the Hungarian people.

Dec 01, Jennifer rated it it was amazing.

Now you can imagine why I read this book. Published December by Corvina first published I recommend this to anyone wanting to read unusual historical fiction–something a little different. Palyajat folyamatos utkereses, tematikai es formai kalandozas jellemezte, prozairoi eletm ve ennek fenyeben harom korszakra oszthato. Song about battle of Eger castle on pages of Cronica.


This novel is considered a classic of nineteenth-century Hungarian literature. Keep track of everything you watch; tell cslilagok friends.

A must read for anyone, Hungarian or not. Een, minstens ten dele meer in het bijzonder wat betreft het eerste Turkse beleg ceillagok de Hongaarse burcht Egerop ware feiten gebaseerde roman.

Eclipse of the Crescent Moon

He is also buried there, with his tomb bearing the inscription Csak a teste “Only his body”. One of my favourite books!

The house where he gardony and did most of his writing is now preserved as a museum. It looks like a bunch of readers have read this book and reviewed it in English, so I was hoping I could find a translation somewhere in English. Trivia About Eclipse of the Cr Return to Book Page. Finally, the Ottoman forces withdraw.

Feb 15, Bernie Gourley rated it really liked it. The scene between Eva and the Turkish mother was poignant. View all 4 comments. I liked when he was talking about language. The Boys of Paul Street It just felt wrong.

Diana Majlinger Book Coordinator: My father read it to us aloud.