Embers is a novel by the Hungarian writer Sándor Márai. Its original Hungarian title is A gyertyák csonkig égnek, which means “Candles burn until the end”. Sándor Márai [ˈʃaːndor ˈmaːrɒi] was a Hungarian writer and journalist. Contents. 1 Biography; 2 Bibliography. Translated into English. 3 Gallery; 4. : le braci: SPEDIZIONE PIEGO DI LIBRO EURO1,

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Well, this was the next book. He ended his life [6] with a gunshot to his head in San Diego in Ruminating on that is The Gate that gets you into The Way. It creeps around meticulously with a simple and elegant prose, and gradually builds a vivid picture.

The past bfaci a foreign country, after all. It is told in the travails of philosophic exploration and heartbreak.

Sándor Márai

I really hate this book. Want to Read saving…. Nothing really matters to him at this stage. In Embers, two boys forge the best kind of friendship, two young men test the toughest kind of friendship and two old men relive the only kind of friendship.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Let me begin by being frank: Is the idea of fidelity not an appalling egoism and also as vain as most other human concerns?

Embers by Sándor Márai

January 21, — Shelved as: And like all great emotions, this one contained within itself both shame and a sense of guilt, for no one may isolate one of his fellows from the rest of humanity with impunity.


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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Basterebbe poco a rianimarle. Alcuni passi e certe pagine raggiungono vette di poesia altissime. Henrik’s father welcomed Konrad into the family yet cautioned his son that Konrad was a different type snador person destined for a career other than military.

In quel swndor salone del castello, le braci non ardono solo nel caminetto, ove pure sono presenze non solo metaforiche, pronte a divampare in fiamme che annientano.

This book sets forth one who has structured-in passions through the locked steel joints of marrai discipline and conformed social customs leading to popularity, with another whose nature is beguiled by art. There is a gate on the cover. A man acts, even when he knows from the very onset that his act will be fatal.

My apologies for any mistakes I might have committed in translating the Oriya song. How else should they speak?

I find these passages especially striking: The light-muted colors of candlelit waiting, the world aging, turning in time. As I read Embers, this song hung heavily on my psyche due to its similar metaphorical luminosity: Questions for Embers by Sandor Marai 1 11 Jun 27, However, my apprehensions were misplaced. With his long winded, jerky and disjointed narrative, he never sador across something he has not inferred without a great deal of pensive reflection.

I just cannot find anything not to like about this book.

Come in, come in, my friend. He wrote very enthusiastically about the Vienna Awards, in which Germany forced Czechoslovakia and Romania to give back part of the territories which Hungary lost in the Treaty of Trianon.


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Marai writes how Henrik’s and Konrad’s lives moved on divergent paths. The whole plot of the story can be summed up as thus: Some modern readers may find the high style of conversation sententious.

Vi chiederete come sia possibile tutto questo? And there was this: Embers is the sort of novel that doesn’t come along that often, in the way it quickly sets the scene, then slowly arouses suspense keeping the reader on tenterhooks with uncertainty, but never changes it’s subtle pace. Marinella D’Alessandro Editor, Translator. The audio book I listened to was wonderfully melodious. In the end it is the atmosphere that is difficult to leave in this book. Yet this is how people used to live their lives.

Marai authored 46 books. They linger on, and that is all. I’m just trying not to spoil any plots. Feb 03, Seemita rated it it was amazing Recommended to Seemita by: Needless to say, during the first half of the story my attention was not drawn into the story enough to pass by instances of misogyny and racism without feeling perturbed. In the face of time it emerges stronger, larger.

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