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  • THE HUNT. by Aczel, Thomas.
    Aczel, Thomas.
    THE HUNT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's third novel to be published in English, set in the mid-1950s, two years after the death of Stalin "in an unnamed East European country (strikingly similar to Hungary) on the eve of revolution, [it] portrays one of the great, intricate conflicts of modern history at the most human level." 422 pp. ISBN: 0-316008966.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (slight sunning to spine of dj)

    Book ID: 76282
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  • JOURNEY INTO THE BLUE. by Rab, Gustav
    Rab, Gustav
    JOURNEY INTO THE BLUE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (1960) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel set in 1952 and based on the events of the Communist takeover of Hungary four years earlier. His first novel to appear in English, this was written in secret during the seven years he spent in the "puszta," a pilot socialist community on the edge of the great Hungarian desert, dedicated to the raising of pigs. Translated from the French by Peter Green. 381 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a fair only dust jacket (tears the length of the spine of the dj)

    Book ID: 79398
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  • THE SPEED OF LIGHT. by Rosner, Elizabeth.
    Rosner, Elizabeth.
    THE SPEED OF LIGHT.

    Edition: Special hardcover advance issue.

    New York: Ballantine, 2001. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Rosner's very highly praised first novel, the story of a daughter who uncovers the truth about her father's early life in Budapest. SIGNED on the title page. 241 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards, no dust jacket as issued.

    Book ID: 63257
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  • MOMENT OF TRIUMPH. by Sebestyen, Gyorgy (1960-1990)
    Sebestyen, Gyorgy (1960-1990)
    MOMENT OF TRIUMPH.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1958) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel by this Hungarian/Austrian writer, a story of "love amid sudden death during Hungary's Battle for Freedom." Sebestyen actively participated in the Revolution, and fled to Austria afterwards. Translated from the Hungarian by Peter White. 246 pp. Dust jacket by Richard Powers.

    Condition: Very good in red cloth with some toning to the pages in a good dust jacket with overall light edgewear, beginning to split along fold of front flap. Original price still present.

    Book ID: 88404
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