Dávid Barna


Dávid Barna was born in 1982 in Budapest. After studying in Budapest, he left the country for Israel after high school. He graduated at the University of Tel Aviv, and currently lives in Jerusalem. A Hungarian Novel is his first book.





A HUNGARIAN NOVEL (Novel, Libri, 2011, 176 pages) Retracing the last secret love affair of one of the most important Hungarian writers of the 20th century, Zsigmond Móricz (1879-1942), this stunning debut novel is the imaginary portrait of an extraordinary woman who from a poor orphan girl first became a mistress, then from a mistress a muse, then from a muse a hero, saving Jewish children from the Budapest ghetto after the death of her protector, among them the author’s own father. Read more

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