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Her old flame is back in town after a 20 year absence – his unexpected arrival forces an aged Esther and her remaining family to deal with their future in light of the past. Still yet – Lajos is the only person in Eszter’s life whom she loved.

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He’s full of hope and patience. Partea nasoala e ca Eszter a fost cea care si-a ratat viata, in timp ce el calatorea si traia asa cum ii placea.

I hate it when nerencia presses a finger against his lips, snatching away my popcorn and making threats neither of us believe he will or can carry out. No, that’s not true.

Big-shot is probably laughing at me. Is this a clean book in terms of subject matter and contexto? I told him it was really something being-there.

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Ehhh, that isn’t fair either. In Esther’s case I found her invoking God fate in the first line of the book in which she would narrate events about a day from three years before.


Return to Book Page. Mara sensitive book written in the voice of a spinster woman by a man supremely gifted in his words at play. He committed suicide by a gunshot to his head in San Diego in The English translation of Embers caused a stir when it was published in View all 8 comments.

No one here gets dirty and dusty. No trivia or quizzes yet. The way he wrote it, without my keen eye ever being aware, he interested me in waiting. Lunghi dialoghi herenciaa monologhi psicologici, tipici di Marai, dove le passioni e i sentimenti vengono profondamente scandagliati.

But I’m the one getting dirty and dusty. But don’t get me wrong-and big-shot probably already has- this Marai guy doesn’t dump everything at once. He came to the United States and died in San Diego in sador Ci sono libri che dopo pagine ti lasciano un vuoto immenso, ed altri che xe solo pagine ti riempiono il cuore di emozioni. Marai authored forty-six books, mostly novels, and was considered by literary critics to be one of Hungary’s most influential representatives of middle class literature between the two world wars.

He’s somewhere else reading this book slow. Hungarian author hits all the right notes in telling a story of Esther, our narrator, and her past coming through edzter her present on a Sunday afternoon.

Eszter n-a facut nimic. Thus the inevitable confrontation with Lajos who had left her to her fate to grow old alone with her elderly cousin Nunu, is both compelling and revealing. Being the marathon test needed for them to be acclaimed, a good person. Ma quando lo fa uno scrittore, uomo, lo trovo inquietante, ma splendido.


The story, imbued with an ethereal blend of family and history by Marai, depicts the background of Lajos’ entry into the family through his friendship with Esther’s brother Laci, a friendship that grew until it took on “an unsettling air of intimacy” p32 and only ended with the death of Vilma.

Meant, I think, for persons of age, older people who have already had a life and either made something of it or left it unrequited. View all 12 comments. Refresh and try again.

eszterr When Lajos arrives, he does not come alone, he brings acquaintances, all of whom have to do with his demands on Eszter. Most importantly, he was riding in with some desperado named, Time. Poi, alla fine, meno male, scade in uno stereotipo che me l Aih, aih, aih, Sandor, mi sei caduto sul finale!

He continued to write in his native language, but was not published in English until the mids.