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Peoples' Spring 1848
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 197,420. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
This is a story about a Russian youth, Sergei, who is forced to flee because of prohibited dueling. In exile he spends time in Prague where he meets Marika. They have to flee to Hungary where they are caught up in the Revolution of 1848. Sergei distinguishes himself in many battles and is promoted but all he wants to do is to return home and introduce Marika to his family.
Habsburgs in the 21st Century
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,400. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2017 by Bygone Era Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
At the height of their power, the Habsburg family ruled nearly two-thirds of the European continent, but their reign came to end nearly a century ago. Although they are not reigning any longer, there are over a hundred people living today entitled to call themselves Archduke of Austria. What has become of them?
The Hungarian Revolution, 1956
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Sixty years ago, the people of Hungary stood up to Soviet tyranny. In Budapest and throughout the nation, civilians demanded freedom from Soviet oppression and their country's communist government. It was one of the defining moments of the Cold War.
Odyssey to the Balkans ... a Travelogue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,710. Language: British English. Published: April 6, 2017 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
It is time for a lifestyle change. She and her new lover pack some clothes, food and Banjo, the dog into her old Peugeot and take off. The destination – the Pyramids in Bosnia Herzegovina where she has plans to live out her days. The past and the present begin to merge until, little by little, like a jig-saw, the true destination is revealed.
Clouds Over Markota
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,310. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
An American fighter pilot; a Hungarian farmer's daughter; for the rest of the world the end of the war meant peace, but in Eastern Europe the trouble was just beginning. Clouds Over Markota is a semi-biographical historical fiction, part war story, part love story, a glimpse of life in rural Hungary during the oppressive communist years.
Oszkár & Oszkár
Series: A Sziklai könyvei. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 29,700. Language: Hungarian. Published: February 13, 2017 by ZG Kiadó. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The big, silent, Oscar lives in book shop. One day into his shop he meet Oscar, a mouse, able to speak the human language.
The Complete Plays
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,790. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Arguably the most significant modern Hungarian poet, Lajos Walder was born in 1913 and died in 1945 in the Gunskirchen concentration camp. Reading Walder is like reliving an era long gone and, at the same time, learning to see our own world with new eyes. For the first time, Lajos Walder's complete plays – "Below Zero," "Vase of Pompeii," and "Tyrtaeus" – are made available in English.
Tyrtaeus: A Tragedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,690. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Written in the early 1940s under Nazi terror and set in ancient Sparta during the 2nd Messenean War in the 7th century BCE, "Tyrtaeus" dramatizes contemporary political concerns—the brutality of totalitarianism, the precariousness of democracy, and the sociopolitical role of art—through the prism of Greek elegiac poet Tyrtaeus’ involvement in the conflict. A perennial play that speaks to all ages.
Vase of Pompeii: A Play
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
On his sixtieth birthday, Monsieur Lebordin, a world-renowned scholar and antiquities expert, suffers a heart attack, and is visited by the mysterious stranger Angela , who is not at all who she appears to be ... Set in 1930s France, "Vase of Pompeii" is a Symbolist masterpiece, social commentary (applying as much to our own time as to pre-war Europe) masquerading as bourgeois tragedy.
Below Zero: A Play
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Plays » Canadian
Set in a remote radio outpost in northern Quebec in 1942, "Below Zero" is a study in obsession, duplicity, aversion, infidelity, and psychological abuse to the point of murder ... people stuck together with no escape ... Written in early 1940s in Hungary, Below Zero is arguably the prototypical existential drama, anticipating Jean-Paul "Sartre’s No Exit" (1944), among other works.