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By Panni Palásti

"I love the writing: the honesty of it, the quest that's continuously there, the braveness to stand not easy truths and whilst think others’ lives with compassion." Elizabeth Smither

"A Hungarian exile of 1956 with a present for poetry displays on a Budapest formative years in the course of international battle . a posh family members spanning the spectrum of Jews, peasants and concrete center type, plus the day by day fight for survival in wartime, make for a memoir which takes us outdoor the current shopper tradition into the guts of an real New Zealand artist." Paul Maunder

"Reading this booklet has made me smile and weep. i like how it attracts us into the area of youth with a child’s view of occasions. The writing is classy and lively, evoking powerful pictures and emotion. it's the form of publication a reader delights in examining and re-reading; dipping into passages for mirrored image, for the enjoyment of fantastic writing and for the studies it portrays." Paddy Richardson

"A extraordinary memoir from a amazing lifestyles. robust poetry and brilliant prose unite in a single woman’s venture to interact the previous. The written observe punches out at you from each web page, taking the reader on a grand journey of occasions that formed the final century." Dana Wensley

Panni Palásti used to be born in Budapest and trained there. She entered the USA as a refugee after the defeat of the 1956 Hungarian revolution and persisted her stories in long island, San Francisco and la. She labored as a instructor and journalist in California earlier than crusing together with her husband and son to New Zealand in 1973. She lived in Russell for 28 years the place she all started the Russell Writers’ Workshop and based and edited Russell evaluate for 2 many years earlier than relocating to the South Island. She has been writing poems considering first grade. Her paintings has been released in Europe, the U.S. and in New Zealand.

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