Gardonyi Geza has 40 ratings and 2 reviews. Patricia said: Love it! One of the best historical books I have read in a very long time. Gardonyi relates hi. Writers: Géza Gárdonyi (novel), István Nemeskürty (screenplay) Photos. Imre Sinkovits in Egri csillagok () Add Image · See all 2 photos». Learn more. Gárdonyi Géza: Egri csillagok. No description. by. Nagyné Oláh Eszter. on 22 March Comments (0). Please log in to add your comment. Report abuse.

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Eclipse of the Crescent Moon

It’s an ejoyable read and definitely a plus if you’re Hungarian or you’re interested in their history. Een, minstens ten dele meer in het bijzonder wat betreft het eerste Turkse beleg van de Hongaarse burcht Egerop ware feiten gebaseerde roman. My grandson is currently living in Eger in his LDS missionary service and I wanted to learn more of the heritage of the Hungarian people. Retrieved from ” https: It was first published in and is one of the most popular and widely recognized novels in Hungary.

Trivia Thousands of Turkish tents were erected. The book is a really fun and easy read, despite its page length.

Stars of Eger 7. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Incredible graphic detail of the seige of Eger. The names were difficult to remember. The writing is not the best, at times disjointed, and in broken chronological order with poor transitions, and it was, in fact, written as a series of related pieces and assembled into a book at the end.


It’s been translated into English titled Eclipse of the Crescent Moon. Oct 24, Terry rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 04, Mary Etta rated it really liked it.

I enjoyed the title just as much. Although he wrote a range of works, he had his greatest success as a historical novelist, particularly with Eclipse of the Crescent Moon and Slave of the Huns. The couple has a daughter and a son, the latter a member of the armed forces.

Gardonyi’s story is apparently wholly made up, except for the historical details. Now looking forward to the Thai gardlnyi, “A Child of the Northeast”, the most difficult to identify and find. I learned a lot of Hungarian history and geography. This article needs additional citations for verification. I loved the author’s attention to small details.

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It’s action packed and sprinkled with a bit of romance, intrigue, and plenty of fighting between Hungarians and Egi. The brave soldiers decides they will fight till the end of their lifes. Edit Did You Know? It’s a shame this book is not internationally famous, because i strongly recommend it to everyone! Use the HTML below. It isa force aboutTurks is approaching the little town of Eger, the citadel of which is only defended by soldiers. Also Just finished this, and oh, the feelings.

Nov 26, cloudyskye rated it it was amazing Shelves: Eclipse of the Crescent Moon Hungarian: It drew my attention; It sounded dramatic.

Eclipse of the Crescent Moon by Géza Gárdonyi

For some it might seem bland, however the art style and picture provides a prime example of what time of book it is. Even though the forces of the Turks are overwhelming, the Hungarians in Eger are able to defend themselves. Just finished this, and oh, the feelings.


Though the Ottomans attack again and again, the citadel stands firm, with also the women of Eger joining the battle. Ilona Pecze rated it really liked it Jan 09, One of the best csillwgok books I have read in a very long time.

See 1 question about Eclipse of the Crescent Moon…. Want to Read saving…. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. M4B Audiobook part 1 MB.

The main historical events that are addressed are the bloodless occupation of Buda, the seat of the Hungarian kings, inand the Siege of Eger now in Northern Hungary by the Turks that forms the major topic of the novel. Download cover art Download CD case insert.

At first thin Incredible graphic detail of the seige of Eger. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Share this Rating Title: I had never heard of this historical fiction gem!!!! Does anyone know if there is an English version? And yet This is a very engaging and enjoyable book, and I can quite see how it has captured the affection of so many Hungarians.

Want to Read saving…. I would recommend this books any day, any time. The Turks retreated despite having had superior csillagik as well as a massive numeric advantage. Preview — Gardonyi Geza by Source Wikipedia.

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