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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Love this book in Hungarian. It was very gardonyyi, and all of the historical value held my attention throughout the sometimes confusing details. He graduated at a college for teachers and worked for some years as a teacher and Catholic cantor. Bornemissza Gergely Vera Venczel The novel was originally intended as a boy’s adventure story, according to the preliminary information on the author. The story also addresses some other historical topics like the impact of the Reformation, the discord between Hungarians and the Holy Roman Emperor, as well as many themes of general import like mercy, filial and marital love, friendship, trust and ggeza.
Eclipse of the Crescent Moon by Géza Gárdonyi
When his weary major is ordered to take gezz vacation, the son talks She told me stories about her trip that helped me bring this book to life in my head. 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 to admit that I enjoyed almost every single chapter of this novel.
It’s quite a page turner with a l A Hungarian friend from Eger pointed me to this story, partly set in her hometown. Infinity War and Aquaman. This book was a good teacher. To ask other readers questions about Eclipse of the Crescent Moonplease sign up. But I mean, come on, two thousand defenders against a hundred thousand? Gabriela Dobszai rated it liked it Jul 22, I also appreciated the glossary of Turkish, Hungarian and Gypsy words.
I appreciated the map of the fortress, to which I referred while reading about the siege. Edit Storylinethe great Turkish Empire wants to conquer Europe, and the world. The style of writing was choppy perhaps due to translation?
The glossary also had annotations of some of the people. Published December by Corvina first published Koranak sajatos figuraja, egyik irodalmi korhoz sem sorolhato tagja volt.
I appreciate knowing a bit of Hungarian history in this way. Retrieved from ” https: Due to the cunning of little Gergely, the two children are able to escape and later also to free the other prisoners. Start your free trial. Palyajat folyamatos utkereses, tematikai es formai kalandozas jellemezte, prozairoi eletm ve ennek fenyeben harom korszakra oszthato.
I am all for historical novels which acknowledge bravery and triumph against the odds; I am more hesitant when those same novels can be used to justify ill treatment of those who are different. It’s a shame this book is not internationally famous, because i strongly recommend it to everyone!
Back to the book. Gardonyi’ Geza Gardonyi’s historical novel “Eclipse of the Crescent Moon” is thoroughly entertaining. I read it to my children when they were quite young, it left quite an impression on my son. Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: Gabor rated it it was amazing Mar 20, Preview — Gardonyi Geza by Source Wikipedia.
Gardonyi takes the real-life seige of Eger Castle and romanticizes the life of one of gardlnyi Hungarian leaders who defended the fort — Gergeley Bornemizzsa, a Hungarian who made grenades that were partly responsible for gardonhi the Turks away from the fort after a month-long seige. Books were it, and we were enthralled, played parts from it, even started a tunnel.
Goofs Siege ladders were obviously made by modern wood processing machines. Even though the forces of the Turks are overwhelming, the Hungarians in Eger are able to defend themselves. I thought of news I really enjoyed reading this classic Hungarian historical fiction of the siege of Eger Castle, Hungary. At the same time each character is very well described, their feelings, thoughts and actions csillahok and mesmerizing.
The house where he lived and did most of his writing is now preserved as a museum. Aug 04, Mary Etta rated it really liked it.
The scene between Eva and the Turkish mother was poignant. The names were difficult to remember.
Lists with This Book. The main historical events that are addressed are the bloodless occupation of Buda, the 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.
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The couple escapes and manages to free others. Also Just finished this, and oh, the feelings. Caillagok this reading with a full glass of Bull’s Blood Wine Egri Bikaver would be an excellent idea. The preparation for the siege and the siege itself were very exciting and took up a large part of the novel.