István Örkény

István Örkény

Hungarian author, playwright
5 April 1912 — 24 June 1979

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There are no dim-witted readers, only badly written one-minute stories.

Why deny it. As a child I had the usual foolish dreams. For instance, I wanted to be a pilot, an engine driver, or failing that, an engine. Sometimes I even fantasized that when I grew up I`d become the Vienna Express.


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