Tag: Marai

  • February Reviews – Lightning Round!

    Tender Is the Night – F. Scott Fitzgerald – (no rating) Biggest disappointment of the year so far; did not finish. The Atlas of Beauty – Mihaela Noroc – 3 stars An interesting library book.  Somewhat repetitive; would’ve  preferred less social-political commentary. Embers – Sándor Márai – 4 stars Surprisingly great!  European history buffs will […]

  • Embers – A Hungarian Classic – Episode 14

    Our journey leads us to a castle in Hungary and Sándor Márai’s short but stirring novel, Embers. History takes center stage in the life of the old General, who wakes up one day to take revenge on the man that haunted him for forty-one years. Sources / Further Reading:Biography of Sándor Márai (San Diego House […]