The best novels of all times

in the Hungarian language

Selected by piero scaruffi
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  1. Peter Nadas (Hungary, 1942): "Emlekiratok Konyve/ Book of Memoirs" (1986) ++
  2. Laszlo Krasznahorkai (Hungary, 1954): "Satantango" (1985) ++
  3. Imre Kertesz (Hungary, 1929): "Sorstalansag/ Fateless" (1975) ++
  4. Laszlo Nemeth (Hungary, 1901): "Iszony/ Revulsion" (1947) +
  5. Magda Szabo (Hungary, 1917): "Fresko" (1958) +
  6. Tibor Dery (Hungary, 1894): "A Befejezetlen Mondat/ "The Unfinished Sentence" (1949) +
  7. Margarita Kaffka (Hungary, 1880): "Szinek es Evek/ Colors and Years" (1912) +
  8. Zsigmond Moricz (Hungary, 1879): "Uri Muri/ The Gentleman's Way of Having Fun" (1928) +
  9. Mor Jokai (Hungary, 1825): "Az Arany Ember/ The Gold Man/ Timar's Two Worlds" (1872) +
  10. Laszlo Krasznahorkai (Hungary, 1954): "Az Ellen llas Melankoliaja/ The Melancholy Of Resistance" (1986) +
  11. Sandor Marai (Hungary, 1900): "Valas Budan/ Divorce in Buda" (1936) +
  12. Miklos Szentkuthy (Hungary, 1908): "Prae" (1934) +
  13. Zoltan Ambrus (Hungary, 1861): "Midas Kiraly/ King Midas" (1892) +
  14. Mihaly Babits (Hungary, 1883): "Timar Virgil Fia/ The Son of Virgil Timar" (1922) +
  15. Gyula Krudy (Hungary, 1878): "Rezeda kazmer Szep Elete/ The Beautiful Life of Kazmer Rezeda" (1933) +
  16. Kalman Mikszath (Hungary, 1847): "A Fekete Varos/ The Black City" (1910) +
  17. Jozsef Eotvos (Hungary, 1813): "A Falu Jegyzoje/ The Village Notary" (1845) +
  18. Imre Kertesz (Hungary, 1929): "A Kudarc/ Fiasco" (1988) +
  19. Zsigmond Kemeny (Hungary, 1814): "Rajongok/ The Fanatics" (1859) +
  20. Dezso Kosztolanyi (Hungary, 1885): "A Veres Kolto/ The Bloody Poet" (1922) +
  21. Mor Jokai (Hungary, 1825): "A Koszˇvu Ember Fiai/ The Heartless Man's Sons/ Baron's Sons" (1869) +
  22. Kalman Mikszath (Hungary, 1847): "A Noszty Fiu Esete Toth Marival/ The Noszty Boy and Mary Toth" (1908) +
  23. Geza Gardonyi (Hungary, 1863): "A Lathatatlan Ember/ The Invisible Man" (1902) +
  24. Pal Zavada (Hungary, 1954): "Jadviga Parnaja/ Jadviga's Pillow" (1997) +
  25. Ferenc Herczeg (Hungary, 1863): "Poganyok/ Heathens/ Pagani" (1902) +
  26. Miklos Banffy (Hungary, 1873): "Erdelyi Tortenet/ The Writing on the Wall" (1940) +
  27. Ferenc Mora (Hungary, 1879): "Enek a Buzamezokrol/ Song of the Wheatfields" (1927) +
  28. Zsigmond Moricz (Hungary, 1879): "Rokonok/ Relatives" (1932) +
  29. Magda Szabo (Hungary, 1917): "Az Ajto/ The Door" (1987) +
  30. Mihaly Babits (Hungary, 1883): "Halalfiai/ The Children of Death" (1927) +
  31. Lajos Zilahy (Hungary, 1891): "Ket Fogoly/ Two Prisoners" (1927) +
  32. Aron Tamasi (Hungary, 1897): "Jegtoro Matyas/ Matthias the Icebreaker" (1935) +
  33. Sandor Marai (Hungary, 1900): "Parazs/ Embers" (1942) +
  34. Imre Kertesz (Hungary, 1929): "Kaddis a Meg Nem Szuletetett Gyermekert/ Kaddish for a Child not Born" (1990) +
  35. Kornel Hamvai (Hungary, 1969): "Marton Partjelzo Fazik" (1995) +
  36. Miklos Meszoly (Hungary, 1921): "Film" (1976) +
  37. Ferenc Karinthy (Hungary, 1921): "Epepe" (1970) +
  38. Andras Suto (Hungary, 1927): "Anyam Konnyu Almot Iger/ Mother is Promising a Light Dream" (1970) +
  39. Gyorgy Konrad (Hungary, 1933): "A Latogato/ The Case Worker" (1969) +
  40. Jozsef Karman (Hungary, 1769): "Fanni Hagyomanyai/ The Memoirs of Fanny" (1794) +
  41. Peter Nadas (Hungary, 1942): "Parhuzamos Tortenetek/ Parallel Stories" (2005) +
  42. Andras Fay (Hungary, 1786): "A Belteky Haz/ The House of Belteky" (1832) +
  43. Peter Esterhazy (Hungary, 1950): "Egy No/ She Loves me" (1996) +
  44. Miklos Josika (Hungary, 1794): "A Czehek Magyarorszagban/ The Bohemians in Hungary" (1839) +
  45. Zoltan Ambrus (Hungary, 1861): "Girofle es Girofla" (1901) +
  46. Adam Bodor (Hungary, 1936): "Sinistra Korzet/ Valley Sinistra" (1992) +
  47. Tibor Dery (Hungary, 1894): "G. A. Ur X-ben/ Mr G. A. in X" (1964) +
  48. Peter Lengyel (Hungary, 1939): "Macskako/ Cobblestone" (1988) +

Chronological

See the Chronology of Hungarian Literature