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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. 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 descriptions of people but aside from some ironies about people s deluded certai

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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. 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 eating too The Waiter s Nightmare a man who cannot stop eatingThe Landlady or the Bewitched Guests a trampled cabbage or twoThe Undead A latter day Szindbad tale the hero dies under peculiar Doctors, Ambassadors, Secretaries under peculiar

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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. 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 repetitive But there are some standout stories as well as a uality of writing throughout lusty and lyrical for which credit goes both to Krudy and to John Batki the translator Here s a sentence from Electromyography for Experimentalists uality of writing throughout lusty and lyrical for which credit goes both to Krudy and to John Batki the translator Here s a sentence from


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  1. says:

    i have been reading penguin books in general and penguin classics in particular for decadesand have rarely been disappointed i was w

  2. says:

    The fact that Deszo Kosztolanyi nominated him for the Hungarian PEN Club should give you indication that you're dealing with an extremely talented writer here Having spent the last year completely immersed in Hungarian literature I've come to the understanding that good writer in Hungary means many things It means you're a REALLY good writer you are unknown otherwise you are not an aloof academic you seem to think that most peopl

  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 impendin

  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 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 th

  5. says:

    It's cabbage everywhere Entire stories entirely about cabbage It turns out that Krudy is utterly fixated with food and not just cab

  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 repetitive But the

  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 from his ow

  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 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 complet

  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

  10. says:

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

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