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Dukays, the (1947) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

The Dukays are the oldest aristocratic family in Hungary and this is the tale of their inexorable decline after the First World War. It is the story of Zia Dukay, youngest of Count Dupi's daughters, a modern girl born into feudal splendour in the immense family castle of Ararat, and married with medieval pomp. Not since Scarlett O'Hara has there been so courageous a heroine, so determined to survive the wreck of family fortunes with the man she loves. It is also the story of Zia's sister Christina, romantically involved with the deposed Hapsburg king; of her brother Georgy, who leaves for America; and of Janos, who becomes a Nazi.

Original title: Ararát
Original languages: Hungarian


Genre: FictionHistoricalEuropeanEastern Europe

Edition #1: The Dukays

The Dukays (1949)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: John Pauker
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Manifested in:

The Dukays (March 1, 2001)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Prion
ISBN: 1853754226
Dimensions: 5.1 x 7.8 x 2.4
Pages: 800

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