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


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