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Atheneum, 1967 - Fiction - 243 pages
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Hungary,1526: all that stands against the invading Turks is a Magyar warlord and his heroic defense. this is a new edition of a book first published in 1967.

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Review: Rakůssy

User Review  - Richard Stueber - Goodreads

Rakůssy is the account of a fictional member of the Magyar aristocracy Baron Janos Rakůssy. The action takes place in 1525 in Hungary on the borders of Turkish territory. The only real people ... Read full review

Review: Rakůssy

User Review  - Gina - Goodreads

I love Holland's books, and if I had read this one before picking up her later work Great Maria, I probably would have given Rakossy the fifth star. The story centers around Janos Rakossy, a Magyar ... Read full review


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Cecelia Holland was born in 1943 and has written 24 historical novels, the first of which was published in 1966. The "New York Times "has called her a "literary phenomenon." She attended Connecticut College and now lives in Northern California.

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