Faber & Faber, Jan 1, 2006 - 49 pages
"Sandor Marai's rediscovered novel of the 1940s, turned into a play by Christopher Hampton, tells a compelling story of love, friendship and betrayal set against a backdrop of war-torn Europe. Henrik, a retired Austro-Hungarian General, awaits the arrival of his dearest childhood friend, Konrad, a man he has not seen for several decades, when Konrad mysteriously disappeared from Vienna after a fateful hunting trip, abandoning Henrik and his beautiful wife, Krisztina. Will the reunion bring answers to the questions that have haunted Henrik's life with such intensity?" "Embers premiered at the Duke of York's Theatre, London, in February 2006."--BOOK JACKET.
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