Rakóssy

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  • Title: Rakóssy
  • Author: Cecelia Holland
  • ISBN: 9781430300731
  • Page: 385
  • Format: Paperback
Rakóssy

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About “Cecelia Holland

  • Cecelia Holland

    Pen name used by Elizabeth Eliot Carter.Cecelia Holland is one of the world s most highly acclaimed and respected historical novelists, ranked by many alongside other giants in that field such as Mary Renault and Larry McMurtry Over the span of her thirty year career, she s written almost thirty historical novels, including The Firedrake, Rakessy, Two Ravens, Ghost on the Steppe, Death of Attila, Hammer For Princes, The King s Road, Pillar of the Sky, The Lords of Vaumartin, Pacific Street, Sea Beggars, The Earl, The King in Winter, The Belt of Gold, The Serpent Dreamer, The High City, Kings of the North, and a series of fantasy novels, including The Soul Thief, The Witches Kitchen, The Serpent Dreamer, and Varanger She also wrote the well known science fiction novel Floating Worlds, which was nominated for a Locus Award in 1975 Her most recent book is a new fantasy novel, Dragon Heart.



783 thoughts on “Rakóssy

  • Great book about a time when Hungary was treated like a moat for western Europe when confronted by the Turks Not that much difference from how the area was treated post WWII A story of a man with certain virtues like courage and wisdom prudence and without other virtues like temperance and charity it is what the time demanded.


  • I love Holland s books, and if I had read this one before picking up her later work Great Maria, I probably would have given Rakossy the fifth star The story centers around Janos Rakossy, a Magyar border lord, his bookish brother, and his Austrian Spanish bride Rakossy is a clever and ambitious military mind at a time when the rest of Europe has decided to let the Turks feed on Hungary Left alone, he is forced to use his wits to deal with treacherous neighbors and overwhelming numbers of invadin [...]


  • Ersticke an UngarnCecelia Holland ist f r mich eine der besten Autorinnen historischer Romane Begeistert war ich bereits von ihrem Until the Sun Falls nun legt sie mit Rak ssy ein Werk ber den ungarischen Kampf gegen die t rkischen Invasoren vor, das sich hnlich mitrei end liest.Im 16 Jh spielt die Geschichte, deren Personen gro teils erfunden sind, die doch so geschickt und glaubw rdig charakterisiert sind, dass man v llig in die geschilderte Welt eintauchen kann Wie auch schon Until the Sun Fa [...]


  • Rak ssy is the account of a fictional member of the Magyar aristocracy Baron Janos Rak ssy The action takes place in 1525 in Hungary on the borders of Turkish territory The only real people mentioned are Archduke Ferdinand, later Ferdinand I Holy Roman Emperor 1503 1564 his wife Anna of Bohemia and Hungary 1503 1547 , and the Sultan of Turkey Sulieiman I 1494 1566.Rak ssy defends Hart Castle against the invading Turks A good fictional tale, though ultimately sad The Turks were threatening Austri [...]



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