Tibor Déry





Tibor Déry

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born
in Budapest, Hungary
October 18, 1894

died
August 18, 1977

gender
male

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Tibor Déry was a Hungarian writer, born in Budapest in 1894. In his early years he was a supporter of communism, but after being excluded from the ranks of the Hungarian Communist Party in 1953 he started writing satire on the communist regime in Hungary.

Georg Lukács praised Dery as being 'the greatest depicter of human beings of our time'.

In 1918, Déry became an active party member in the liberal republic under Mihály Károlyi. Less than a year later however, Béla Kun and his Communist Party rose to power, proclaiming the Hungarian Soviet Republic and exiling Déry. He only returned to Hungary in 1934, having lived in Austria, France and Germany in the meantime. Nevertheless, during the right wing Horthy regime he was imprisoned several time
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4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1967 — 2 editions
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1967
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4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1968
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A félfülű
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1975 — 2 editions
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