Gardonyi Geza has 40 ratings and 2 reviews. Patricia said: Love it! One of the best historical books I have read in a very long time. Gardonyi relates hi. Writers: Géza Gárdonyi (novel), István Nemeskürty (screenplay) Photos. Imre Sinkovits in Egri csillagok () Add Image · See all 2 photos». Learn more. Gárdonyi Géza: Egri csillagok. No description. by. Nagyné Oláh Eszter. on 22 March Comments (0). Please log in to add your comment. Report abuse.

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The main historical events that are addressed are the bloodless occupation of Budathe seat of the Hungarian kings, inand the Siege of Eger now in Northern Hungary by the Turks that forms the major topic csilpagok the novel. No trivia or quizzes yet. It just felt wrong.

Eclipse of the Crescent Moon

The heroism of the defenders of Eger is legendary in Hungary, as about 2, of them held out agains a seige by a superior Turkish Army of over 20, for 39 days, at the end of which the Turks withdrew, their only defeat in their decades-long invasion of Hungary in that century. My own friend from Eger was required to read it during the summer after 4th grade.

Published December by Corvina first published The couple escapes and manages to free others. It was even more interesting to be interrupted in my reading to focus on reading current newspaper accounts of the migrant crisis in Europe as it focused on Hungary. So much Balkan history is soaked in blood and atrocity, alas, that this kind of thing is all too rare. In a stroke of unparalleled ingenuity, Bornemissza devises primitive but lethal grenades and powder keg sized bombs to use against the attackers, as well as a water-mill wheel packed with gunpowder which he rolls into the Ottoman ranks.

Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. This a must read for anybody interested in the medieval era or castles and fortresses. To ask other readers questions about Eclipse of the Crescent Moonplease sign up.

This book is directed towards those interested in learning about Hungary, or those into thrilling adventures and can stand a slight lag in the action. Books by Source Wikipedia. Feb 22, Obed M. Come to think of it, their spirit reminds me a lot of Leon Uris’s Exodus. Een, minstens ten dele meer in het bijzonder wat betreft het eerste Turkse beleg van de Hongaarse burcht Egerop ware feiten gebaseerde roman.

Eger’s strong walls and gaardonyi high morale of its gardojyi allows the fortress to withstand five major assaults and continuous cannon fire – almost 12, cannonballs land inside the fortress before the siege ended.

The Turkish master has no more luck, while the brave little boy Gergely Bornemisza becomes lucky. The style of writing was choppy perhaps due to translation? The story takes us through his childhood, marriage with his childhood sweeth I chose this because I don’t know much about Hungarian history and wanted garxonyi learn more. Jul 26, Amerynth rated it really liked it Shelves: It reads as a great adventure story, though a bit slow in the middle.

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One of bardonyi best historical books I have read in a very long time. During this siege, 2, Hungarians held off at least 40, Turkish invaders for over one month. M4B Audiobook part 2 MB.

Back to the cillagok. Judit rated it really liked it Jan 12, Full Cast and Crew. The point of view would switch randomly to give you more knowledge of what was happening at the same time somewhere else, keeping the plot interesting and less focused solely on one person, when the book is on everyone in the battle.

Eclipse of the Crescent Moon by Géza Gárdonyi

Source Wikipedia is a compiler and publisher of Wikipedia articles. We are in mid- s Hungary. Return to Book Page.

I csiillagok to be as brave as the defenders of the fortress of Eger, vastly outnumbered but dauntless! We were even able to see the ruins of it one day. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The country is ravaged by raiding Turkish troops, that are robbing, looting, and hunting for slaves.

The story is set in the first half of the 16th century and covers a period of roughly 25 years. He is also buried there, with his tomb bearing the inscription Csak a teste “Only his body”. The plot is intriguing, and you can easily connect with the characters. This book was a good teacher. Though the Ottomans attack again and again, the citadel stands firm, with also the women of Eger joining the battle.

A childhood sweetheart, gypsy, adopted father, army commander, and enemy Turk all repeatedly cross paths.

They flee together and get married. I learned a lot of Hungarian history and geography. Although he wrote a range of works, he had his greatest success as a historical novelist, particularly with Eclipse of the Crescent Moon and Slave of the Huns. A Hungarian friend from Eger pointed me to this story, partly set cdillagok her hometown.

Love this gsrdonyi in Hungarian. There were unexpected plot twists, and the in depth journey made me feel like I was watching this from right beside the characters.

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