Posts Tagged ‘Hungarian’

The Book of Fathers by Miklós Vámos

 Translated from the Hungarian by Peter Sherwood Five words from the blurb: Hungarian, family, generations, gift, epic The Book of Fathers is an epic piece of historical fiction. It follows twelve generations of first-born sons through 300 years of Hungarian history. The book has been a bestseller throughout Europe, but has had less success here […]

The Finno-Ugrian Vampire by Noémi Szécsi

 Translated from the Hungarian by Peter Sherwood Five words from the blurb: Hungarian, grandmother, vampires, traditional, independence The Finno-Ugrian Vampire is set in Hungary and focuses on Jerne, a young woman who has just found a job in a small publishing company. Her 200-year-old grandmother is disappointed – she wanted Jerne to abandon her modern ways and […]