Eclipse of the Crescent Moon: A Tale of the Siege of Eger
- Author: Géza Gárdonyi
- Year: 24-11-2016
- Translator from Hungarian: Dimo Boykiev and Georgi Krumov
- Availability: In Stock
- Product Code: 1857-01
- SKU: 08.0062
- ISBN: 978-619-152-955-1
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It is 1541, and the crown of Hungary is up for grabs. King John, seeing that the Austrians are attacking with an innumerable force, petitions the Turks for assistance. King John then dies, leaving an infant son. While the Turkish army is en route, the Hungarians rally their forces, and beat back the Austrians themselves. Then, just as the Austrians are beating their final retreat, the main Turkish army arrives at the castle in Buda. And among their number is the sultan himself.
In the years that follow, the Turks relentlessly invade Hungary, their efforts culminating in the siege of the castle at Eger. The Turkish army numbers over 200,000. The Hungarian defenders number only 2,000. Now it's your turn to take part in the adventure, and journey to the land of medieval Hungary.
About the Author
|Translator||from Hungarian: Dimo Boykiev and Georgi Krumov|
|Genre||Historical Fiction, Classics, Adventure Novels|