Viktor Horváth



Viktor Horváth was born in 1962 in Pécs. He was a potter, teacher, and babysitter, then between 2003 and 2006 he studied for his Ph.D. at the University of Miskolc. Since 2003 he has been teaching the theory of poetic structure and the history of form in medieval and late-medieval times at the University of Pécs. He is a translator from English, German, and Spanish. His guidebook, Over There, or New York Variations (Át avagy New York-variációk) appeared in 2004.



TURKISH MIRROR (Novel, Jelenkor, 2009, 560 pages) A breathtaking journey through time, this novel of adventures, love and war takes the reader to the 16th-century sanjak of Pécs, part of the Ottoman suzeranity in Hungary. The story is told through the eyes of the faithful turkish invaders, showing us this well-known historical period from a completely new point of view. Read more

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