Books tagged: hungary

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Oszkár & Oszkár
Series: A Sziklai könyvei. Price: $4.00 USD. Language: Hungarian. Published: February 13, 2017. 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.
Bloodwalker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,390. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » General
Lightning flashes. Another child disappears. When a European traveling circus leaves towns, children vanish. Rurik suspects a killer hides among the performers, but they close ranks, viewing lightning-scarred Rurik as the monster. Sylvie, her bloodwalker clan despised as ghouls, will marry at the circus. But she finds a body. Tracking the killer will lead Rurik and Sylvie to something unimaginable
Jobbik: A Better Hungary at the Cost of Europe - Threat from Ultra-Nationalist Party, Effect on European Union, Anti-Semitism, Far Right Parties in Eastern Europe, Fascism, Irredentism, Populism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 128,870. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Jobbik, an ultra-nationalist party in Hungary, was founded in 2003. By 2010, this party had secured national parliamentary representation and sent three representatives to the European parliament. In its manifesto and public speeches, Jobbik has called for Hungary to leave the European Union and possibly the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Comrade Baron: A Journey through the Vanishing World of the Transylvanian Aristocracy
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 109,880. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by HelenaHistoryPress. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
In the darkness of the early morning of March 3, 1949, almost all of the Transylvanian aristocracy were arrested in their beds and loaded onto trucks by workers of the Communist Regime. Family histories began to converge with the vast, systematic destruction that took place in this part of Europe over almost half a century ago. Scholten uncovers the horrors that people preferred not to talk about.
From the Gutenberg Galaxy to the Googletenberg Universe
Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
We can not only emphasize Gutenberg’s merits as a process manager, but also his skills as a businessman, a man of ideas and an organizer who gives definite orders, but does not participate in manual labour. Now he appears before our eyes as a widely successful businessman who published and sold the Bible. Gutenberg was outstandingly efficient software manager, the first technological entrepreneur.
Utazás az Inselre
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: Hungarian. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Essay » Legal
A Die Insel - Az igazságos sorozat első kötete Szabó János és neje utazását mutatja be Miskolcról Németországig. A műben aktuálpolitikai kérdések is feszegetve vannak, de nem ez a történet fő szála.