Publisher: Pushkin Press
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
'The elegiac wisdom of his writing makes him one of those people whose life you wish could have ended in something other than calamity... a great storyteller.' - Guardian
'A genuine case of a rediscovered classic. The force of Banffy's enthusiasm produces an effect rather like that of the best Trollope novels, but coming from a past world that now seems excitingly exotic.' - Times Literary Supplement
'Banffy's masterpiece resembles Proust, [yet] he writes with all the psychological acumen of Dostoevsky.' - The London Magazine
'Hungary's Tolstoy.' - Standpoint
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