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Revisiting The City of Sopron

Revisiting the City of Sopron The city of Sopron had beckoned me to return for a visit. It plays a vital part in my novel, but my mental pictures of it had waned, or were full of inaccuracies. Being close … Continue reading

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Flashbacks

My return to the cemetery later that day proved to be productive, if not completely happy. Perhaps bittersweet is the better word. I found my grandmother’s grave. I found her in a newer part of the cemetery, a part better … Continue reading

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Story Behind Chapter One

In Budaörs, Hungary, the city where I grew up before the revolution, my cousin dropped me off early one morning just before Christmas. I had returned to this place of my youth, curious to see how it had changed. I … Continue reading

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