The Hungarians, A Thousand Years of Victory in Defeat
Paul Lendvai Ann Major (Translator)
HISTORY 2004 PAPER 664 PAGES
A journalist who fled Hungary in 1957, Lendvai combines history, scholarship and anecdote in this uncommonly engaging account. With verve and authority, he covers the struggle of the Magyars' against the Tartars, Turks and Russians over the past milennium.