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Ultima Ora

Thomas Kabdebo

ISBN: 978-1-908836-84-7

Page Count: 48

Publication Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018


About this Book

Dr. Thomas Kabdebo was the 2017 poet laureate of Hungary. He is the author of fifty-nine books, and his novel DANUBIUS DANUBIA is considered one of the best Hungarian novels of the 21st century. Among many honours, a Papal visit followed from the publication of his award-winning poem, CHRIST. He experienced first-hand the often cruel reality of life in Central and Eastern Europe after World War II, and of the hardships (as well as the infinite possibilities) of life as a refugee.  He worked for many years, until his retirement, as head librarian at Maynooth University.

… As a youngster Thomas Kabdebo lived through two regime changes in Hungary, plus an imprisonment, and a revolution, and the loss of his first home. …' 
[—Árpád Göncz, President of Hungary 1990-2000].

'… For some years, Thomas Kabdebo was familiar to many as the librarian at Maynooth College. That was a settled state of life compared with his earlier years as recounted in this autobiography …' 
[—Peter Costello, The Irish Catholic]

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