It's a great premise and Fitten writes well about food and restaurants. He is also very funny -- Wendy Holden Daily Mail A mouth-watering tale of love and passion **** Woman's Own A charming celebration of culture and cuisine Attitude Set in post-Communist Hungary, this surprisingly light and humorous confection challenges the initial darkness plaguing the restaurant chef Elza, some years after her divorce and tired now of her job and her life. Atlanta-based Fitten somehow brings about an odd combination of European prose style and American small-town manners for this quirky tale Glasgow Sunday Herald With much warmth and some comedy thrown in, this is a charming look at the peculiarities of life Woman's Way Serves up a multi-course lesson in the dreams and challenges of contemporary life in Hungary ... a deliciously edifying goulash of Hungary old and new National Geographic (USA)
Marc Fitten was born in Brooklyn and lived in Hungary from 1993-1998. He is the former editor of the Chattahoochee Review and of the Red Hen Press Literary Translation series. Marc Fitten's first novel, Valeria's Last Stand, was published in six countries. He lives in Atlanta.
I loved the story, the characters and the setting of this book. I am looking for more written by this author.Published 14 months ago by Audrey Glenn
I was drawn in by the cover of this book and was expecting a different type of story entirely. I found this story to be dark and depressing in most areas, although I could not... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Alexiaj