Arguably the greatest and most popular poem in the Hungarian language, Petofi's spirited folk epic, recounting the adventures of Johnny Grain-o'-corn, a young and 'valiant' shepherd boy, is an engaging and highly readable story with all the charm and romance of an immortal fairy tale. After a reluctant goodbye to the beautiful Nelly, Johnny embarks on a series of incredible adventures that take him through forests, lands and seas, and in the company of bandits, giants and wicked witches. As he reunites a French princess with her father, he must choose whether to accept the king's gracious offer to ascend to the throne of France, or to return to his beloved Nelly...
Publisher: Hesperus Press Ltd ISBN: 9781843910848 Weight: 181 g Dimensions: 200 x 124 x 13 mm Edition: new dual-language ed
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