Hungarian writing in translation - come and discover the world of Hungarian literature without having to brave the language! Too many treasures of Hungarian writing remain unknown in the world due to the language barrier. Fortunately there are many excellent translators who try to remedy this loss by translating Hungarian works of literature into English.

We make sure we stock the best translations, many of which were done by people who are writers of poets themselves. We particularly recommend the translations by writers who live in the UK as their usage will sound closest to the native English ear. Peter Zollman, György Gömöri, György Szirtes, John Bátky and Judith Sollosy are prime examples of this, although our range of publications spans many countries and continents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

Ács

Irén

Keep It Safe

14.95

Ardó

Zsuzsanna

Culture Shock!

12.99

Babel

Guide

to Hungarian Literature (Keenoy, Menkes-Ivry, Varga)

12.95

Bánffy

Miklós

They Were Divided – vol. 3. The Transylvanian Trilogy

12.99

Bánffy

Miklós

The Phoenix Land

12.99

Baka

István

Selected Poems

6.00

Balázs

Béla

Prince Bluebeard Castle

8.50

Balkan

Plots

plays from Central & Eastern Europe

12.50

Bartis

Attila

Tranquility

11.50

Bächer

Iván

Magyar Menu (not so much a cookbook – more a Magyar way of life)

9.95

Biro

Elizabeth

The Danube is not blue

12.50

Buarque

Chico

Budapest

13.99

COLLISION

 

Essays on Contemporary Hungarian Drama

Ed. Péte. P. Müller and Anna Lakos

20.00

Croft

Andy

1948

7.99

 

 

   

Csoóri

Sándor

Barbarian prayer (Selected poems)

8.50

Czilczer

Olga

Chess in the Afternoon

4.95

Eastern

Promise

- 7 plays from Central and Eastern Europe

12.99

Esterházy

Péter

Helping Verbs of the Heart

9.95

Esterházy

Péter

She Loves Me

9.75

Esterházy

Péter

Celestial Harmonies

25.00

Esterházy

Péter

Not Art (A novel by the Author of Celestial Harmonies

18.50

Esterházy

Péter

A little Hungarian pornography

9.95

Gáll

István

The Sun Worshipper (novel)

13.95

Gárdonyi

Géza

Eclipse of the Crescent Moon

14.00

Gárdonyi

Géza

Slave of the Huns

10.95

Gerevich

András

Tiresias’s Confession

11.00

Give

or

Take a Day- Contemporary Hungarian Short Stories

9.95

Göncz

Árpád

In Mid-Stream (Talks & Speeches)

9.95

Grendel

Lajos

Esmeralda’s Rainbows and Other Short Stories

15.95

Györgyey

Ferenc Aladár

True Tales of a Fictitious Spy

14.00

Hajós

Bence

Bridges in Hungary (From the Roman Heritage until Today’s Giants

25.00

Halász

Zoltán

Balaton and its Environs (Walk through History)

8.95

Hamvas

Béla

The Philosophy of Wine

14.00

Határ

Viktor

The Right to Sanity

18.00

Havasy

Gyula

Martyrs of the Catholics in Hungary 1944 – 1989

12.00

Hawkins

Arnold

Khayaan looks West

5.00

 

Heltai

Jenő

Jaguar

13.99

 

 

Herend Porcelain: a favourite with Queen Victoria

75.00

Homeland

in the Heights

An Anthology of Post-World War II. Hungarian Poetry

edited by Csilla Bertha

£14.50

Hungarian

Quartet

Four contemporary short novels

10.00

 

Illyés

Gyula

Petõfi

10.95

József

Attila

Winter Night. Selected Poems

12.50

Kabdebó

Tamás

A Tribute to Attila József

14.99

Kabdebó

Tamás

A Tribute to Gyula Illyés

10.50

Kabdebó

Tamás

Decent Island

10.00

Kaffka

Margit

Colours and Years

12.95

Kaffka

Margit

The Ant Heap

14.95

Kányádi

Sándor

There is a Land

7.50

Kányádi

Sándor

The Little Globe-trotting Mouse

6.95

Karinthy

Frigyes

A Journey Around my Skull

14.95

Katona

József

The Viceroy (Bánk bán)

10.00

Keenoy

Ray

Eminent Hungarians

10.00

 

Keith Morris

Elizabeth

Hungary – The Land of Enchantment

20.00

Kertész

Imre

Fateless

20.00

Kertész

Imre

Kaddish for an Unborn Child

18.95

Kincses

Előd

Black Spring

10.00

Koestler

Arthur

Arrival and Departure

8.99

Koestler

Arthur

The Gladiators

8.99

 

Komoróczy

Géza

Jewish Budapest (Monuments, Rites, History)

35.00

Konrád

George

The Case Worker

7.50

Korda

Michael

Curtain

14.99

Kosztolányi

Dezsõ

Anna Édes

9.95

Kosztolányi

Dezsõ

Skylark

13.95

Krasznahorkai

László

The Melancholy of Resistance

10.00

Krúdy

Gyula

Sunflower

12.50

Krúdy

Gyula

The Knight of Dreams

13.75

Krúdy

Gyula

Ladies day

15.00

Krúdy

Gyula

Life is a Dream

15.99

Krúdy

Gyula

The Adventures of Sindbad

16.50

Land

Thomas

Free Women

6.95

Land

Thomas

Berlin Proposal

6.95

Land

Thomas

The Seasons

6.95

Link

Budapest

(New Hungarian Writing)

9.99

Madách

Imre

The Tragedy of Man

18.50

Mándy

Iván

Fabulya’s Wives and Other Stories

10.50

Mándy

Iván

On the Balcony (Selected short stories

8.00

Márai

Sándor

Casanova in Bolzano

12.00

Márai

Sándor

Embers (hardback)

19.99

Márai

Sándor

Memoir of Hungary 1944-1948

20.00

Márai

Sándor

The Rebels

17.50

Márai

Sándor

Esther’s Inheritance

14.95

Mátyás

Szabolcs

The Cradle of Geniuses

15.00

 

 

   

Merkler

Andrew

Awakening of Memories

12.00

Merrick

Marion

Now you See it, Now you Don’t

Seven Years in Hungray 1982-1989

13.50

Mészöly

Miklós

Once There Was a Central Europe

9.95

Mezei

András

Christmas in Auschwitz

7.95

Michaelis

 

The Poems of Life

4.95

Mikes

George

Switzerland

18.95

Mikszáth

Kálmán

The Herb of Lohina (tr.Bernard Adams)

6.95

Mikszáth

Kálmán

The Noszty Boy’s Affair With Mari Tóth

18.95

Mikszáth

Kálmán

The Town in Black

18.95

Modern

European Poetry

The Faber Book of Modern European Poetry ed. Alvarez

20.00

Moldova

György

Dark Angel

6.95

Moldován

Domokos

Love Spells and Death Rites

20.00

Molnár

Ferenc

The Paul Street Boys

12.50

Móricz

Zsigmond

Relations (Rokonok)

12.00

 

 

 

 

Nagy

Lajos

Authoring, Barbering and Other Occupations

12.00

Nemes Nagy

Ágnes

BETWEEN (Selected poems)

9.95

Orbán

Ottó

The Blood of the Walsungs – Selected poems

9.95

Orbán

Ottó

The Witching Time of Night

7.50

Ottlik

Géza

Buda

15.00

Örkény

István

One Minute Stories

12.50

Örkény

István

More one minute stories

12.50

Örkény

István

The Flower Show / The Tóth Family

12.95

Pályi

András

Out of Oneself (two short stories)

8.50

Parker

Clare

Klara’s Story

7.00

Páskándi

Géza

Moment of Sincerity (Nine plays)

12.95

Petri

György

Night Song of the Personal Shadow (poems)

8.95

Pilinszky

János

Conversations with Sheryl Sutton

12.95

Polcz

Alaine

A Wartime Memoir-Hungary 1944-1945

12.95

Present

Continuous

(Contemporary Hungarian Writing)

10.95

Radnóti

Miklós

Camp Notebook

8.95

Radnóti

Miklós

Forced March

8.95

Radnóti

Miklós

The Witness (selected poems)

10.50

Radnóti

Miklós

Foamy Sky (major poems)

10.95

Radnóti

Miklós

UNDER GEMINI – A Prose Memoir and Selected Poetry

10.95

Rakovszky

Zsuzsa

New Life (tr. George Szirtes)

9.99

Réty

John

Song of Anarchy and Other Poems

4.00

Réty

John

Banal Incidents from my First Period

5.00

Roberts

Ina

Through Alien Eyes (edited by Ágnes Kabdebó-Gedeon)

12.99

Sánta

Ferenc

The Fifth Seal – A Novel

8.75

Sarkadi

Imre

The Coward – Corvina 1967

10.00

Sárközi

Mátyás

The Play is the Thing (The life of Ferenc Molnár)

12.00

Siklósi Horváth

Klára

Gulliver in Joygorod

8.00

Simon

Katalin

Budapbest of architecture (World Heritage Sites in Budapest)

25.00

Sisa

József

The Hungarian Parlament (A Wolk through History)

8.95

 

 

Survivors (Hungarian Jewish Poets of the Holocaust)

8.95

Szabó

Magda

The Door

12.95

Szabó

Magda

The Gift of the Wondrous Fig Tree

22.00

Szekacs

Judit

Lost childhood and the language of exile

18.00

Szép

Ernõ

The Smell of Humans – A Memoir of the Holocaust in Hungary

12.95

Szerb

Antal

Journey by Moonlight

15.00

Szerb

Antal

Oliver VII

8.95

Szerb

Antal

The Pendragon Legend

16.99

Szirtes

George

The Budapest File

10.95

Szirtes

George

Reel (Winner of the T.S. Eliot Prize) Bloodaxe 2004

8.95

Szirtes

George

Selected Poems 1976-1996

10.99

Szirtes

George

An English Apocalypse

8.95

Szvoboda

Dománszky

Gabriella

The Budapest Opera (An Architectural Tour)

8.95

T. Fisher

Unwin

Hungary – Its People, Places and Politics

 

The

Colonnade

of Teeth – Modern Hungarian Poetry

12.95

The

Tragic

Death of Stephen Horthy Vice-Regent of Hungary

19.90

Thy

Kingdom

Come – 19 short stories by 11 Hungarian authors

12.95

Torday

Ursula

The Balladmaker of Paris

8.50

Tormay

Cécilie

An Outlaw’s Diary – With a Foreword by the Duke of Northhumberland

20.00

Tormay

Cécilie

The Old House

19.50

True Tales of a Fictious Spy

 

A Hungarian Gulag Grotesquerie

Written by Ferenc Aladár Györgyey and Paul Sohar

22.50

Weissbort

Daniel

The poetry of survival

19.95

What

They

Saw in Hungary

19.00

Zilahy

Lajos

Century in Scarlet

15.00

Zsigmond

Andrew

Flames of Straw

20.00

 

 

 

 

ANTHOLOGIES

ARION

 

- vol. 10.

7.90

ARION

 

- vol. 11.

7.90

ARION

 

- vol. 12.

7.90

ARION

 

- vol. 13.

3.90

ARION

 

- vol. 15.

7.90

Macarthey

C.A.

Hungary

25.00

Harper

 

The Martyrdom of an Empress

15.00

Harper

 

A Keystone of Empire Francis Josheph of Austria

7.50

Homeland

in

the Heights, (An Athology of Post World War II. Hungarian Poetry)

18.00

Hungarian

Literature

(An Introductory Bibliogrphy) by A. Tezla

18.90

OLD

HUNGARIAN

LITERARY READER 11th-18th CENTURIES

18.00

THE

FABER

BOOK OF MODERN EUROPEAN POETRY

17.50

THE

EVERYMAN

COMPANION TO EAST EUROPEAN LITERATURE

25.00

The

Science

of In-Between/ An Anthology of Nineteen Contemporary Hungarian Poets/ by Nicholas Kolumban

12.50

TODAY

 

- An Anthology of Contemporary Hungarian Literature

17.95

Three

Contemporary

Hungarian Plays (Gábor Czakó, Géza Bereményi, György

Spiró Corvina / Forest Books

16.50

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