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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The main characters of the book are well developed following them from childhood to the Turkish assault. Blanka Lugosi rated it it was amazing Jun 25, The point of egir is from Gergely Bornemissza, a Hungarian soldier and national hero. Edit Did You Know? Yes No Report this.

This is a very engaging and enjoyable book, and I can quite see how it has captured the affection of so many Hungarians. In Budapest, two rival gangs of young boys lay claim to a vacant lot.

However, the children manage to escaped, and carry with them a precious talisman of their superstitious kidnapper. It is a fictionalized history of the attempt by the invading Turks to capture this fortress and the town it protected. Gardonyi relates historical facts with such ease and passion. The latter part of the novel is more history than gardonyyi.

Eclipse of the Crescent Moon

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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 connected with this book personally, too. No Name rated it liked it Jul 27, The story is set in the first half of the 16th century and covers a period of roughly 25 years.

We are in mid- s Hungary. Eclipse of the Crescent Moon takes place during the siege of Eger. Books were it, and we were enthralled, played parts from it, even started a tunnel.

I own both Hungarian and English copies both from Hungary But it appears you can buy it used on Amazon with the link above. There were parts in this story that echoed strongly with me and my identity even though I’m not Hungarian, not Turkish, not genetically tied to any of teh Balkan nations that I know of.

I find this distasteful in the extreme. He does the same with a Janissary song.

The characters are interesting and there are few lulls in the action. Adults can read it profitably too. We were even able to see the ruins of it one day.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This page was last edited on 27 Augustat Trivia About Gardonyi Geza: I recommend this to anyone who is willing to read it! 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.


In the series we can see the every days of Frakk, the fear of cats. An epic title to match an epic book.

The characters are all based on people he knew. 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 cillagok single chapter of this novel.

Ilona Pecze rated it really liked it Jan 09, One of my favourite books! The author is overly involved with physical descriptions of the combatants, down to their clothing choices, but all-in-all, I enjoyed it. Accompanying this reading with a full glass of Bull’s Blood Wine Egri Bikaver would be an excellent idea. A Hungarian friend from Eger pointed me to this story, partly set in her hometown. Jan 27, Jakb Sara rated it really liked it.

Koranak sajatos figuraja, egyik irodalmi korhoz sem sorolhato tagja volt.

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Uilos rated it csillzgok liked it Feb 01, EgerHungary. For the astronomical phenomenon, see lunar eclipse. Download cover art Download CD case insert.