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The burning of the world : a memoir of 1914

Author: Béla Zombory-Moldován; Peter Zombory-Moldovan
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, 2014.
Series: New York Review Books classics
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Publishing during the 100th Anniversary of World War I, an NYRB Classics Original. The budding young Hungarian artist Bela Zombory-Moldovan was abroad on vacation when World War I broke out in August 1914. Called up by the army, he soon found himself hundreds of miles away, advancing on Russian lines--or perhaps on his own lines--and facing relentless rifle and artillery fire. Badly wounded, he returned to normal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Hungarian
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Zombory-Moldován, Béla, 1885-1967.
Burning of the world.
New York : New York Review Books, 2014
(DLC) 2014013207
Named Person: Béla Zombory-Moldován; Béla Zombory-Moldován
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Béla Zombory-Moldován; Peter Zombory-Moldovan
ISBN: 9781590178102 1590178106 1590178092 9781590178096
OCLC Number: 879119539
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: New York Review Books classics
Responsibility: Béla Zombory-Moldován ; translated from the Hungarian by Peter Zombory-Moldovan.

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Recently discovered among private papers and published here for the first time in any language, this extraordinary reminiscence is a deeply moving addition to the literature of the terrible war that  Read more...

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