The Spanish Bride depicts the way in which young girls' dreams turn sour, female ambitions for 'a decent life' founder and the foul destruction of amorous illusions goes past the bounds of parody and fades into bitter, grotesque tragedy.
Sensuality as a subject is becoming ever more impossible to bypass in Hungarian literature. More and more often one finds the body in the centre of literary representation and authors have no choice but to look for a language with which to describe erotic experiences which are, incidentally, known to resist classification.
The 78th Hungarian Book Week and 6th Children's Book Days, organized by the Hungarian Publishers' and Booksellers' Association (MKKE), will take place between 31 May and 4 June 2007. The main scene of the event is in the heart of Budapest, on Vörösmarty Square and Váci Street, with 250 publishers exhibiting in 140 stands.
...an English historian of football recently came forward with the remarkable conclusion that football never would have become so widespread in England had the higher-ups not seen in it an effective remedy against masturbation in pubescent boys.