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Esther's Inheritance - Sándor Márai
Esther's Inheritance
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3.40 25
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780330471992 (0330471996)
Publisher: Picador Usa
Pages no: 148
Edition language: English
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Awogfli - Bookcroc
Awogfli - Bookcroc rated it
2.0 Unglaubwürdiges Psychogram eines Autors über eine Frau
Selten klappte ich ein Buch mit derartigem verblüfften heiligen Zorn zu wie dieses, denn alle inneren Antriebe der Hauptprotagonistin zu ihren völlig wahnwitzigen selbstzerstörerischen Handlungen sind so unglaubwürdig und wurden mir einfach vom Autor überhaupt nicht erklärt. Da hilft es auch nichts,...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 Esther's Inheritance
bookshelves: hungary, winter-20112012, translation, published-1939, paper-read, shortstory-shortstories-novellas Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Gifted by Sympatico Read from December 23, 2011 to January 05, 2012 ** spoiler alert ** Translated from the Hungarian by George Szirtes.Opening - I don't ...
M Sarki
M Sarki rated it
Another brilliant Márai example for the economy of words. Meant, I think, for persons of age, older people who have already had a life and either made something of it or left it unrequited. I am not convinced a younger person would derive any great pleasure from reading this book or be enlightened...
Gatta ci cova
Gatta ci cova rated it
4.0 L'eredità di Eszter
L'attesa e "quel senso di allarme continuo era stato l'unico vero significato della mia vita" .C’è una sola cosa tiepida e cristallina, ed è la domenica di settembre in cui Lajos, seguito dal gruppo che si porta appresso, torna a far visita a Eszter, in quella casa che lui ha riempito di menzogne. L...
thebookcoop rated it
This is a short, and beautifully written book. It begins with Esther three years after the story begins, who has decided to write down what happened when Lajos returned and stole everything.It was first published in its original Hungarian in 1939, the year the second world war began. Márai was pro...
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