y Hohullam Berlinben [and] Fekete villam selected work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 1969 1969
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  • Contains two of Cusack's novels, Hohullam Berlinben which is a translation of Heatwave in Berlin and Fekete villam which is a translation of Black Lightning.


* Contents derived from the Budapest,
Eastern Europe, Europe,
Kossuth Konyvkiado , 1969 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Black Lightning, Dymphna Cusack , 1964 single work novel

'For Tempe Caxton, glamorous television star, life has lost its lustre. Her son was killed in the war, her lover has walked out on her, her job is over and life seems meaningless. Suicide seems to promise an easy way out.

'While recovering from a failed attempt, she discovers a surprising secret in the pages of her dead son's diary - she has a granddaughter. And she soon finds out that her grandchild is in trouble - the family that have raised her are being unfairly evicted from the land they have held for four generations.

'Gradually Tempe is pulled into an alien world, with a new purpose; she is forced to rethink her long-held prejudices, fight for principles she has never before thought about, and find a new reason for living.' (From The House of Books imprint, Allen & Unwin website, 2012.)

(p. 540)
Heatwave in Berlin, Dymphna Cusack , 1961 single work novel

'After ten years of happy marriage, Joy Miller, a young Australian woman, overcomes the reluctance of her husband to return to his native Germany. There she discovers the truth about his family background and his Nazi upbringing.' (Publisher's blurb)

Hohullam Berlinben

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Language: Hungarian
Last amended 19 Nov 2008
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