The Pendragon Legend

The Pendragon Legend - Pushkin Collection

Revised Edition

Paperback (31 Aug 2007)

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Synopsis

At an end-of-the London season soiree, the young Hungarian scholar-dilettante Janos Batky is introduced to the Earl of Gwynedd, a reclusive eccentric who is the subject of strange rumours. Invited to the family seat, Pendragon Castle in North Wales, Batky receives a mysterious phone-call warning him not to go... Antal Szerb's first novel The Pendragon Legend (1934), set in Wales is a gently satirical blend of gothic and romantic genres, crossed with the murder mystery format to produce a fast-moving and often hilarious romp. But beneath the surface, the reader becomes aware of a steely intelligence probing moral, psychological and religious questions.

Book information

ISBN: 9781901285895
Publisher: Steerforth Press
Imprint: Pushkin Press
Pub date:
Edition: Revised Edition
DEWEY: 894.511332
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 234
Weight: 202g
Height: 198mm
Width: 125mm
Spine width: 18mm