The Adventures of Sindbad (New York Review Books Classics)

The Adventures of Sindbad (New York Review Books Classics)


“What you may have enjoyed is still yours.” hence speaks the impossible to resist rogue Sindbad, ironic hero of those outstanding stories, who has seduced and deserted numerous ladies over the process centuries yet by no means misplaced one, for he returns to go to them all—ladies, actresses, housemaids—in his thoughts and desires. From the bustling streets of Budapest to small provincial cities the place not anything ever turns out to alter, this ghostly Lothario encounters his outdated flames anyplace he is going: alongside the banks of the Danube; less than home windows the place they as soon as courted; in church buildings and in graveyards, the place Eros and Thanatos tryst. Lies, undesirable habit, and fickleness of every kind are forgiven, and love is reaffirmed because the in simple terms factor worthy persevering for, weeping for, and dwelling for.

The Adventures of Sindbad is the Hungarian grasp Gyula Krúdy’s most renowned publication, an uncanny evocation of the fall of the Hapsburg Empire that's greatly renowned not just in Hungary yet all through japanese Europe.

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