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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This book was published in and covers events aroundwhen the Turks have occupied most of Hungary garxonyi are advancing on the old fortress in Eger, outnumbering the defenders 50 to one. This book is directed gardonyu those interested in learning about Hungary, or those into thrilling adventures and can stand a slight lag in the action. A must read for anyone, Hungarian or not. It’s action packed and sprinkled with a bit of romance, intrigue, and plenty of fighting between Hungarians and Turks.

Eclipse of the Crescent Moon

It tells the tale of the siege of Eger by the Turks in The only copy of “Eclipse of the Crescent Moon” available where I live is owned by the university library. Search for ” Egri csillagok ” on Amazon. The Garonyi of Paul Street The early part of the book gives the background to these events. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Books were it, and we were enthralled, played parts from it, even started a tunnel. Once upon a time, I met a girl that was to become my partner in life and in parenthood.


We had been informed of some of the key events and strategies of the siege as we toured the castle and its underground catacomb, and I enjoyed the book confirming and embellishing this history.

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. They flee together and get married. Online used bookstores are great! It isa force aboutTurks is approaching the little town of Eger, the citadel of which is only defended by soldiers. I also appreciated the glossary of Turkish, Yardonyi and Gypsy words.

Published September 12th by University-Press.

Eclipse of the Crescent Moon by Géza Gárdonyi

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It’s quite amazing really. Accompanying this reading with a full glass of Bull’s Blood Wine Egri Bikaver would be an excellent idea.

He moved to Eger today’s northern Hungary in with his mother veza lived there until his death.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. We are in mid- s Hungary. They beat the Turks. Even though a lot of it has a meaning later on. Goofs Siege ladders were obviously made by modern wood processing machines. At the same time each character is very well described, their feelings, thoughts and actions fluid and mesmerizing.

Gyerekkoromban persze olvastam, de az nem tegnap volt. The latter part of the novel is more history than fiction. He is also buried there, with his tomb bearing the inscription Csak a teste “Only his body”.


Egri csillagok

Wikipedia Book – Egri csillagok English. Not sure if that was Gardonyi or a result of the translation.

I own both Hungarian and English copies both from Hungary But it appears you can buy it used on Amazon with …more http: The Corporal and Others Nikihugi rated it it was amazing May 02, The house where he lived and did most of his writing is now preserved as a museum. Just when things do get out of hand, however, The glossary also had annotations of some of the people. This article needs additional citations for verification. Blanka Lugosi rated it it was amazing Jun 25, I learned a lot of Hungarian history and geography.

But yeah, they did, and not only in the book but in real fucking life.

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In one part Gergely is teaching Eva some Turkish and finds words that are practically the same in both Hungarian and Turkish. It drew my attention; It sounded dramatic. The author is overly involved with physical descriptions of the combatants, down to their clothing choices, but all-in-all, I enjoyed it.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I chose this because I don’t know much about Hungarian history and wanted to learn more. I loved the author’s attention to small details.