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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Gardonyi’ Geza Gardonyi’s historical novel “Eclipse of the Crescent Moon” is thoroughly entertaining. The characters are interesting and there are few lulls in the action. The book is well translated and an engaging read. I thought of news reports of the heroic efforts of the Hungarian revolt in Budapest of in my teen years. A must read for anyone, Hungarian or not.

Jan 27, Jakb Sara rated it really liked it. Full Cast and Crew. In fact, it remind me of Dumas several times. I thought of news I really enjoyed reading this classic Hungarian historical fiction of the siege of Eger Castle, Hungary. For the astronomical phenomenon, see lunar eclipse. This narrative, exquisitely written, follows the child in a chronicle of the Ottoman wars, through his adoptive father’s heroic exploits, through a romance with the beautiful Eva, and culminates in an epic drama which will satisfy the myriad tastes gardonyk most readers.

Views Read Edit View history. 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.

Az es evekben irt nepies hangvetel novellai es elbeszelesei hoztak meg szamara a kortarsak elismereset Az gaddonyi falum,de az utokor els sorban a szazadfordulot kovet evtizedben keletkezett tortenelmi regenyei reven ismeri Egri csillagok, ; A lathatatlan ember, ; Isten rabjai,illetve a magyar lelektani regeny korai darabjainak szerz jet tiszteli szemelyeben Szunyoghy miatyankja, ; Ida regenye, It reads as a great adventure story, though a bit slow in the middle.


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 gardnoyi recommended by my son Erik who was living in Eger, Hungary – the city where this takes place. The writing was well done, the vocabulary fairly high and challenging, and the characters were developed amazingly well.

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Gabor rated it it was amazing Mar 20, I am now in 9th grade, and re-read the fantastic novel for a literature assignment. During this siege, 2, Hungarians held off at least 40, Turkish invaders for over one month.

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This book is directed towards those interested in learning about Hungary, or those into thrilling adventures and can stand a slight lag in the action. The latter part of the novel is more history than fiction. I haven’t read the English version yet, just started the Hungarian one so I can’t comment on the accuracy of the translation yet.

Infinity War and Aquaman. The writing is not the best, at times disjointed, and in broken chronological order with poor transitions, and cssillagok was, in fact, written as a series of related pieces and assembled into a book at the end.

The novel consists of five parts that tell the life of Gergely Bornemissza from the age of eight until the yearwhen he is in his early thirties. 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.

Gabriela Dobszai rated it liked it Jul 22, 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 it focused on Hungary.


Jul 18, Jane rated it liked it Shelves: Love this book in Hungarian. Paperback30 pages. For some reason I was expecting the whole lot of defenders to die, even though my partner mentioned that they actually beat the turks. I read this book to prepare for a trip to Hungary including the town of Eger.

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When a Turkish prisoner is hurled from the battlements and his neck broken in the fall, the narrative invites us to rejoice.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A major subplot is a trip made to Istanbul to attempt to facilitate the escape of Bornemissza’s foster father.

Men and Banners In fact, this book was a gift to my mother from one of her students. I liked that the author shows us an Ashura [a Muslim holyday] procession in Stamboul [Constantinople] in detail and writes out the musical notation of one of their songs. I would recommend this books any day, any time. Song about battle of Eger castle on pages of Cronica. There is an ambiguity at the heart of this novel which leaves me uncomfortable, despite my strong sense of admiration for all the Hungarians I met on my travels in and gardoniy Search for ” Egri csillagok ” on Amazon.

I learned a lot of Hungarian history and geography.

They beat the Turks. Gardknyipages. Uilos rated it really liked it Feb 01, Since my girlfriend is from Hungary I was bound to read this book, a gift from her father. Eclipse of the Crescent Moon Hungarian: Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options.