Review: THE GREAT ESCAPE by Kati Marton

Out of Hungary

by Geoffrey Wheatcroft for Washington Post Book World (Dec. 2 , 2006)

“In his wonderful book Danube, a discursive, literary and historical journey downstream, the Italian writer Claudio Magris rightly called Budapest the most beautiful city on the whole river. Its story has also been fascinating and deeply troubled: While fin de si?cle Vienna has become something of a standby for cultural commentators, Budapest had just as vivid a tale to tell.”

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