Which is the only Hungarian novel that figures on the list of compulsory readings of several countries?
Make a choice
Magda Szabó: The Door
Antal Szerb: Journey by Moonlight
Ferenc Molnár: The Paul Street Boys
This is a coming-of-age novel placed in rural Hungary but more embedded in the sphere of imagination and abundant intertextuality than in the actual time and space of the Kádár era.
Noémi Jancsó was a Transylvanian writer who died at the painfully early age of 22. Emoticon, her collection of short stories and poems, describes the solitude of people living in the cyberage.