Journey by Moonlight

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Pushkin, 2001 - Fiction - 323 pages
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Mihaly, the son of a bourgeois family in Budapest, is haunted by nostalgia for his bohemian youth. He seeks escape in his marriage to Erzsi. On honeymoon in Italy they are accidentally separated and Mihaly starts a mystical and dazzling journey, first in archaic Umbria and then plunging into a sensual Rome, where death and eroticism converge.

Antal Szerb was born in Budapest in 1901. Graduating in German and English, he published books on drama and poetry, studies of Ibsen and Blake, and histories of English, Hungarian, and world literature. He died in the Nazi labour camp at Balf in January 1945.

Len Rix was raised in Zimbabwe, educated at Cambridge and now teaches at Manchester Grammar School.

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User Review  - LCR - Goodreads

Would have been 5 stars save for the authors problematic view towards women, though he can be forgiven slightly as he was born in 1901. Read full review

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User Review  - Marcleitson Leitson - Goodreads

Interesting and thought provoking but was very hard for me to feel like I was able to grasp just whatever the author was trying to bring to the reader. Unique. Read full review


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