Knock in the Night
Government secret police with machine guns are ordered to fire into a crowd. Men, woman, and children are slaughtered at the nation's Parliament... Fifty years ago, the world held its breath as a nation rose up against tyranny and terror. The event was the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, when a small nation dared to challenge their Sovet oppressors. Though a bloody defeat, the uprising revealed to the world the true nature of communism, which rules by terror. World-renowned artist Balazs Szabo knows that terror first hand. "Knock in the Night" is the artist's cautionary memoir of growing up under Communist brutality. This extraordinary book vividly recounts those desperate times and is an urgent reminder that where there is no democracy, there is no safety.
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Review: Knock in the NightUser Review - Dave Carter - Goodreads
His book, while obviously written by someone who is intelligent yet not a native English speaker, was engaging and the story itself was riveting. It's an eye-opener, to say the least... Exposing the atrocities of communism in post WW2 Hungary. I found his web site at: http://knockinthenight.com Read full review
Review: Knock in the NightUser Review - Anna Szabo - Goodreads
This book was so enlightening to me. It is hard for us Americans to really understand and draw a clear picture of what it was like to live under communism. As much of a socialist as I am, I can state ... Read full review