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.
The last few years have been abundant in books specializing in understanding and interpreting the attributes and the behaviour of Hungarians. János Lackfi experiments with well-known elements that have been on the periodic table of Hungarians for decades, and tries to create a new and interesting compound.
"Politics is important, but it is not the most important thing in life. But since we can only skirt around the really important things, we tend to choose something that is less important but still important enough, and give our lives to it."
Some people who it may be assumed know what they are saying say that
just as every tale has it counter-tale so every river has its
counter-river. In the latter case it generally seems that the
counter-river is somewhat broader than the river itself under which it
winds, underground, but precisely following its route and, discounting
one or two inexplicable exceptions, runs in the opposite direction.