Download Love and Survival in Budapest: The Memoir of Artur Renyi by Ilonka Venier Alexander,Nauszika Mathe-Arvay,Zsuzsanna Renyi PDF

By Ilonka Venier Alexander,Nauszika Mathe-Arvay,Zsuzsanna Renyi

This e-book was once written by means of Artur Renyi within the overdue Nineteen Forties as a memoir and reward to his merely baby, Dr Alfred Renyi, famous Hungarian mathematician and the daddy of chance idea. The memoir is written within the type of a diary and chronicles the lifetime of Artur, a linguist and engineer, and his spouse, Borbala Alexander, a photographer who simply occurs to be the more youthful sister of the eminent psychoanalyst Franz Alexander, the founding father of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. It covers the years 1921 via to 1948. This paintings was once translated via the author's granddaughter and nice granddaughter, and edited via Dr Alexander's granddaughter. This specified paintings records the destiny of Hungarian Jews in Budapest lengthy prior to, in the course of and after the Nazi regime. Artur Renyi writes compellingly and grippingly approximately fascism in Hungary and the persecutory legislation opposed to Jews, lifestyles in pre-World warfare II Budapest, the air moves on Budapest, and information what occurred while 250,000 Jews have been pressured to depart their houses in Budapest. it truly is so much of all an intimate story of a family members written after global struggle II, whilst issues replaced dramatically in japanese Europe. it's a love letter from father to son and tells of 1 family's braveness, compassion, and integrity in the course of a time whilst all hell was once breaking unfastened round them.

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