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Fiebre al amanecer / Fever At Dawn (Paperback) (Pu00e9ter Gu00e1rdos)

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Cuando la realidad supera la ficción.
La novela más romántica del nuevo siglo: un Romeo y Julieta después del Holocausto


Julio de 1945. Miklós, un superviviente húngaro de Belsen, llega a un campamento hospitalario en Suecia. Enfermo de tuberculosis pulmonar, en los huesos y sin apenas dientes, los médicos aseguran que le quedan pocos meses de vida. Pero Miklós tiene otros planes: confecciona una lista de ciento diecisiete jóvenes húngaras convalecientes en distintos hospitales de campaña por toda Suecia, y escribe obsesivamente a cada una de ellas a la sombra de un árbol. Tiene la certeza de que una de esas mujeres se convertirá en su esposa. A cientos de kilómetros de allí, Lili lee su carta, decide contestarle, y tras una prolija correspondencia deciden encontrarse. Solo tienen tres días por delante. Tres días en los que confirman que están enamorados. Pero deberán enfrentarse a aquellos que piensan que no pueden estar juntos.
Péter Gárdos ha escrito esta inolvidable novela basándose en las cartas intercambiadas por sus padres. Una verídica y asombrosa historia sobre cómo el amor puede burlar la muerte.
ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

In this improbably joyous novel about two recovering concentration camp survivors, love is the best medicine.

July 1945. Miklos is a twenty-five-year-old Hungarian who has survived the camps and has been brought to Sweden to convalesce. His doctor has just given him a death sentence ? his lungs are filled with fluid and in six months he will be gone. But Miklos has other plans. He didn't survive the war only to drown from within, and so he wages war on his own fate. He acquires the names of the 117 Hungarian women also recovering in Sweden, and he writes a letter to each of them in his beautiful cursive hand. One of these women, he is sure, will become his wife. In another part of the country, Lili reads his letter and decides to write back. For the next few months, the two engage in a funny, absurd, hopeful epistolary dance. Eventually, they find a way to meet. Based on the true story of Péter Gárdos's parents, and drawn from their letters, Fever at Dawn is a vibrant, ribald, and unforgettable tale, showing the death-defying power of the human will to live and to love.
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Random House Grupo USA
Author: Pu00e9ter Gu00e1rdos
Language: Spanish
Street Date: December 13, 2016
TCIN: 51565922
UPC: 9788420415444
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-2101
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MSRPwas $18.95

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