The Convalescent is the story of a small, bearded man selling meat out of a bus parked next to a stream in suburban Virginia . . . and also, somehow, the story of 10,000 years of Hungarian history. Jessica Anthony, the inaugural winner of the Amanda Davis Highwire Fiction Award, makes an unforgettable debut with an unforgettable hero: Rovar Akos Pfliegman - unlikely bandit, unloved lover, and historian of the unimportant.
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Review: The ConvalescentUser Review - Amy Peavy - Goodreads
I thought this book was lovely. I would categorize it as Magial Realism, which I have not read much of in English. I love the idea that the world is more than we think it is. I felt the ending was ... Read full review
Review: The ConvalescentUser Review - Janet - Goodreads
Wasn't sure I'd like the book at first, and it sat on my bookshelf for awhile. When I finally picked it up, I was glad I did. An unexpected combination of present and past kept me thumbing back thru ... Read full review