Under the Frog: A Novel
Shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Under the Frog follows the adventures of two young Hungarian basketball players through the turbulent years between the end of World War II and the anti-Soviet uprising of 1956. In this spirited indictment of totalitarianism, the two improbable heroes, Pataki and Gyuri, travel the length and breadth of Hungary in an epic quest for food, lodging, and female companionship.
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Review: Under the FrogUser Review - Leonard - Goodreads
Not quite as much fun as "The Thought Gang", but Tibor Fischer's debut novel is still a good read and a good fictional portrayal of the Czech uprising of '68. Read full review