When renowned film director Péter Gárdos wrote the story, he intended it as a film script, but eventually he made it into a novel. “Fever at Dawn,” the love story of two Holocaust survivors―the author’s parents―has ever since sold in more than 20 territories.
At the first of HLO's Brody Lit Nites we were in discussion with György Dragomán about his book The White King and its recent adaptation for the screen. You can listen to the first half of the evening in our podcast, available here.
"so who would dare to name anyone as father, or kin? like a brook continually changing its course, but everywhere reaching the same depth, so does time step from body to body, it has no death, no resurrection."
This paper examines reader's reports in the archives of a Hungarian publishing house, and provides a glimpse into the elaborate ritual of tacit negotiations and the exercise of self-censorship in the Kádár era.