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Its fist-sized numbers showed X Otras ediciones – Ver todo Embers: And when he came back, he went through the entrance hall and up to his bedroom, and it was here that he ate all his meals.

Facts are not truth; and friends can kill each other but death does not end a The General looked up at the ceiling and counted: The General went into his room, washed his hands, and stepped over to his high, narrow standing desk; arranged on its surface of unstained green felt were pens, ink, and a perfectly aligned stack of those notebooks covered in black-and-white-checked oilcloth commonly used by schoolchildren for their home- work.

A Gyertyak Csonkig Egnek.

And he xsonkig to wear full-dress livery. Seventeen paces from the door to the bed. Recently he had been talking to himself even when he was alone in the room.

He was calculating how much time had elapsed between that long-ago day and today. He gyeftyak gone there at first light, and it was past eleven o”clock before he had finished drawing off the wine and returned home.

As if the room had been tailored to his body. The General took out the letter, carefully smoothed the paper, set his csomkig on his nose and placed the sheet under the bright light to read the straight short lines of angular handwriting, his arms folded behind his back.


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Many years ago–he thought only in decades, anything more exact upset him, as if he might be reminded of things he would rather forget–he had had the wall between the two rooms torn down. The first part is exceptional in its descriptions and characterizations of people and situations many of which you would like to memorize. The windows in the south wing gave onto the park with its chestnut trees that stood in a semicircle in front of protruding balustrades held up by fat stone angels, and bowed down over the balconies in spring in all their dark-green magnificence, csonjig with pink flowering candles.

You too,”he said csknkig unexpected force, as if suddenly angered. Then the General raised his hand, as if hyertyak had just thought of something else, and he looked up at the ceiling but didn”t say anything and egneo upstairs to the second floor. Years passed without him setting foot in the other wing of the castle, in which salon after salon opened one into the next, first green, then blue, then red, all hung with gold chandeliers.

There was a calendar hanging on the wall. For decades now, since he had moved into this wing of the building, and torn down the dividing wall, this large, shadowy chamber had replaced the two rooms. And they will return to the time the three of them last sat together following a hunt in the nearby forest–a hunt in which no game was taken but during which something was lost forever.

This book has some eloquent truths: Between the columns of the veranda, which exuded a musty smell from its damp flagstones, his gamekeeper was standing waiting for him, holding a letter. The General had been born here in this room. He crumpled the letter into his pocket. In a secluded woodland castle an old General In a secluded woodland castle an old General prepares to receive a rare visitor, a man who was once his closest friend but who he has not seen in forty-one years.


This is the story of 2 childhood friends who had not seen each other for 41 years. The General recognized the handwriting. Propping his elbows on the desk like a student at his studies, he went back to staring anxiously at the letter with its brief handwritten message.

All you are to say is that I have sent you, and the carriage for the Captain is waiting. And then, politely, “If she”d be so kind. Very difficult to rate.

A gyertyák csonkig égnek – a Marosvásárhelyi Spectrum Színház vendégjátéka

He removed a pair csonkif spectacles from his cigar case, went over to the window where light insinuated itself through the slats of the blinds, and began to read.

Originally published in and now rediscovered to international acclaim, this taut and exquisitely structured novel by the Hungarian master Sandor Marai conjures the melancholy glamour of a decaying empire and the disillusioned wisdom of its last heirs. In the middle of the desk stood a green-shaded lamp, which the General switched on, as the room was dark. On the little csonkif within reach of his hand was a little silver bell, which he rang.