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ISBN-10: 0811212556

ISBN-13: 9780811212557

Anna Édes is a dismal and deeply relocating naturalistic novel, a vintage paintings of twentieth-century Hungarian literature.

A skillful portrayal of the cruelty and vacancy of bourgeois lifestyles, Anna Édes used to be first released in 1926 and enthusiastically acquired by means of the highbrow coffee-house society during which it circulated. the unconventional was once later said through authors reminiscent of Thomas Mann as a version of language and shape, and in flip confirmed Dezso Kosztolanyi as some of the most major writers of jap ecu fiction. Anna is the hard-working and long-suffering heroine, the sad maid destroyed by means of her pitiless employers. Her tragic courting with them is performed out opposed to the political turbulence in Budapest following the 1st international warfare. but her persistence and revenge are depicted with willing mental in addition to ancient perception, turning into, within the phrases of the translator, "not in basic terms an issue approximately social stipulations yet raised to real tragedy."

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