A Book of Memories is made up of three first-person narratives: The first, that of a young Hungarian writer and his fated love for a German poet; we also learn of the narrator's adolescence in Budapest, when he experiences the downfall of his once upper-class but now pro-Communist family. A second memoir, alternating with the first, is a novel the narrator is composing about a refined Belle Epoque aesthete, whose anti-bourgeois transgressions seem like emotionally overcharged versions of the narrator's own experiences. A ...

A Book of Memories 2008, Picador USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312427962

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A Book of Memories 1998, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099766315

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A Book of Memories 1998, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140275674

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A Book of Memories 1997, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374115432

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A Book of Memories 1997, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224035248

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