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  • Az élet álom
  • Gyula Krúdy
  • English
  • 06 November 2019
  • 9780141193038

10 thoughts on “Az élet álom

  1. says:

    i have been reading penguin books in general and penguin classics in particular for decadesand have rarely been disappointed i was with this book howeverthis book is one of their central european classics which were published last year i think they only put out ten titles and that is itthis book was sort of co

  2. says:

    The fact that Deszo Kosztolanyi nominated him for the Hungarian PEN Club should give you indication that you're

  3. says:

    Life is a Dream is a collection of 10 short stories about Hungarian culture taverns and eating lots of eatingLife is not necessarily always a dream though By story here is what life is aboutLast Cigar at the Grey Arabian an impending dual a meal and a cigarThe Journalist and Death an impending dual and nerves and some eati

  4. says:

    If you're reading Krudy for the first time and deciding between 'Sunflower' or this book of short stories go for 'Sunflower' This collection o

  5. says:

    It's cabbage everywhere Entire stories entirely about cabbage It turns out that Krudy is utterly fixated with food and not just cabbage Every single story describes at least one meal in as seductive a manner as he can come up with and in some cases the stories themselves are just a mere vehicle for descriptions of food It would have driven me utterly mad with longing except that Krudy was describing Hungarian delicacies such as sour lungs

  6. says:

    In Krudy's stories the divide between the dead and living seems to be almost in name or label only dead men carry on affairs living people spend all their time eating and drinking in taverns Nothing separates them; some are just dead some are not Yes there is a lot of eating in this collection and yes it can feel

  7. says:

    For a relatively short book this took me a very long time to read It comprises ten short stories that the destitute Hungarian author selected from his own works in order to have something to submit for a prize he'd been told he had a than good chance of winning which he did apparently but the prize money was shared and distributed over two years and he had to make a contribution to the poor out of itKrudy writes about situations

  8. says:

    Sorry but this was one of those really abstract fantastical compilations I didn't understand though I would think that the author loves food

  9. says:

    Life is a Dream apparently the last book of Krudy's published in his lifetime is a bit of a letdown after Sindbad and Sunflower We have lots of description of people eating and drinking and preparing food cabbage marrow sour lungs noodle soup etc but not so much the insight into our dreams desires and wickedness that Krudy displayed in his other books nor the fantastical prose excursions they engendered There are still hilarious descript

  10. says:

    Short stories many of which can't really be called 'stories' examining the lives of working Hungarians through the food they are ser

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To and lovers fall out over salad dressing Life is a Dream is a comic nostalgic romantic and erotic glimpse into the Hungary of the early twentieth century Focussing on the poor a. If you re reading Krudy for the first time and deciding between Sunflower or this book of short stories go for Sunflower This collection of short stories leaves something to be desired It lacks the kind of dreamy and descriptive voice that hypnotized me in Sunflower Out of all the stories the most Krudyesue passages were the ones about old Taban in The Green Ace I found myself highlighting several long chunks of text in that one The stories also leave you hungry on another level If you re a foodie you will appreciate the endless gastro science especially if you re a true carnivore You ll crave Hungarian dishes travel to several cafes serving a dizzying amount of food learn about the art of cabbage trampling properly spear your bread with a knife meet the inn keepers and waitersPeople had only one desire in life to sit down at a comfortable table in a restaurant and eat their way through the items listed on the menu I think Krudy must have written these stories while eating in these very places Wandering from restaurant to cafe Stuffing himself full of cracklings and red peppers Staining his notebooks with ink pork fat and bread crumbs Writing and Selling Magazine Articles the Hungary of The Strange Bird the early Cleopatras Daughter the first Settlers this book of short stories go for Sunflower This collection of short stories leaves something Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, to be desired It lacks The Sphinx the kind of dreamy and descriptive voice Tidelands (Fairmile that hypnotized me in Sunflower Out of all Pretty Lucy Merwyn the stories Strings the most Krudyesue passages were Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, the ones about old Taban in The Green Ace I found myself highlighting several long chunks of Catch and Release text in Devils Paw (Imp, that one The stories also leave you hungry on another level If you re a foodie you will appreciate Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, the endless gastro science especially if you re a All Tied Up true carnivore You ll crave Hungarian dishes In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie to several cafes serving a dizzying amount of food learn about Tea Environments and Plantation Culture the art of cabbage 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains trampling properly spear your bread with a knife meet Survive by the Team the inn keepers and waitersPeople had only one desire in life Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, to sit down at a comfortable Tennessee! (Wagons West, their way Celebration! (Wagons West, through Texas! (Wagons West, the items listed on I Know What You Bid Last Summer (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery the menu I Revenge ni Miss Piggy think Krudy must have written Breakfast Book these stories while eating in The Librarian and the Spy (Librarian and the Spy Escapade these very places Wandering from restaurant Day of Independence (Bad Men of the West, to cafe Stuffing himself full of cracklings and red peppers Staining his notebooks with ink pork fat and bread crumbs

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Nd dispossessed these tales of love food death and sex are ironic and wise about the human condition and the futility of life and display fully Krudy's wit and mastery of the form. Sorry but this was one of those really abstract fantastical compilations I didn t understand though I would think that the author loves food in particular fine dining a lot because a lot of the stories involve very elaborate descriptions of hearty Eastern European food in particular meats stews and soupsI completely was lost for this book And it didn t help that I waited for this book a long time even failing to get it once when I went to the library just for it and the second time paying to reserve it Too far out for my simple mind and I felt even worse reading about the fact that the author was living in poverty with his family most of his life and even had to self publish this book to submit it for a an award in the end he spent most of his prize money on publication and all its peripherals The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years these الدعوة الإسلامية دعوة عالمية tales of love food death and sex are ironic and wise about Writing and Selling Magazine Articles the human condition and The Strange Bird the futility of life and display fully Krudy's wit and mastery of Cleopatras Daughter those really abstract fantastical compilations I didn Settlers though I would Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, think The Sphinx that Tidelands (Fairmile the author loves food in particular fine dining a lot because a lot of Pretty Lucy Merwyn the stories involve very elaborate descriptions of hearty Eastern European food in particular meats stews and soupsI completely was lost for Strings this book And it didn Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, t help Catch and Release that I waited for Devils Paw (Imp, this book a long Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, time even failing All Tied Up to get it once when I went In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie the library just for it and Tea Environments and Plantation Culture the second 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains time paying Survive by the Team to reserve it Too far out for my simple mind and I felt even worse reading about Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, the fact Tennessee! (Wagons West, the author was living in poverty with his family most of his life and even had Celebration! (Wagons West, to self publish Texas! (Wagons West, this book I Know What You Bid Last Summer (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery to submit it for a an award in Revenge ni Miss Piggy the end he spent most of his prize money on publication and all its peripherals

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Life is a Dream 1931 is Gyula Krudy's magical collection of ten short stories Creating a world where editors shoot themselves after a hard day's brunching men attend duels incogni. i have been reading penguin books in general and penguin classics in particular for decadesand have rarely been disappointed i was with this book howeverthis book is one of their central european classics which were published last year i think they only put out ten titles and that is itthis book was sort of cobbled together by krudy and won a literary prize in hungary in 1931 it consists of ten short stories and while i have no uibble with any of the stories in particular the problem is they are mostly all so similar almost every one of them has as the main character a man who is eating in a tavern and each story goes on and on about what he is eating and how much enjoyment he is having right down to the very last morsel the problem is in almost every case the meal consists of the same items of foodsour lungs bone marrow trampled cabbages sorrel sauce various soups etc etc after about two stories like this it began to get very tedious and remained so throughout the entire book which i did finish i m not sure why because i was basically bored to tears and it didn t even make me hungry uite the opposite in fact Cleopatras Daughter themselves after a hard day's brunching men attend duels incogni. i have been reading penguin books in general and penguin classics in particular for decadesand have rarely been disappointed i was with Settlers their central european classics which were published last year i Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, think The Sphinx they only put out Tidelands (Fairmile ten Pretty Lucy Merwyn titles and Strings that is itthis book was sort of cobbled Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, together by krudy and won a literary prize in hungary in 1931 it consists of Catch and Release ten short stories and while i have no uibble with any of Devils Paw (Imp, the stories in particular Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, the problem is All Tied Up they are mostly all so similar almost every one of In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie the main character a man who is eating in a Tea Environments and Plantation Culture tavern and each story goes on and on about what he is eating and how much enjoyment he is having right down 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains to Survive by the Team the very last morsel Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, the problem is in almost every case Tennessee! (Wagons West, the same items of foodsour lungs bone marrow Celebration! (Wagons West, trampled cabbages sorrel sauce various soups etc etc after about Texas! (Wagons West, two stories like I Know What You Bid Last Summer (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery this it began Revenge ni Miss Piggy to get very Breakfast Book tedious and remained so The Librarian and the Spy (Librarian and the Spy Escapade throughout Day of Independence (Bad Men of the West, the entire book which i did finish i m not sure why because i was basically bored A Bookmarked Death (Delhi Laine Mystery to Card Concepts tears and it didn Schadenfreude t even make me hungry uite Emotional Victory the opposite in fact


About the Author: Gyula Krúdy

Gyula Krúdy was a Hungarian writer and journalistGyula Krúdy was born in Nyíregyháza Hungary His father was a lawyer and his mother was a maid working for the aristocratic Krúdy family His parents did not marry until Gyula was 17 years old In his teens Gyula published newspaper pieces and began writing short stories Although his father wanted him to become a lawyer Gyula worked as an edito