The Door

A busy young writer struggling to cope with domestic chores, hires a housekeeper recommended by a friend The housekeeper s reputation is one built on dependable efficiency, though she is something of an oddity Stubborn, foul mouthed and with a flagrant disregard for her employer s opinions she may

Embers

Originally published in 1942 and now rediscovered to international acclaim, this taut and exquisitely structured novel by the Hungarian master Sandor Marai conjures the melancholy glamour of a decaying empire and the disillusioned wisdom of its last heirs In a secluded woodland castle an old Genera

Le Drapeau anglais / Le Chercheur de traces / Procès-verbal

Trois r cits pour voquer trois exp riences cruciales de l auteur, en Hongrie, partir des ann es 1950 Le Drapeau anglais se situe Budapest, pendant l insurrection hongroise de 1956, et met en sc ne les affres et les d tours de la m moire Le Chercheur de traces publi s par ment par Actes Sud