has been waiting for us for more than sixteen years. It has just opened" (Livres Hebdo
"In The Door
, Hungary's most famous living author, Magda Szabo, gives a rare insight into the precarious relationship between the "lady writer" and her woman who does...The Door
is a valuable document of a vital relationship." (Elena Seymenliyska Guardian
"'Szabó manages to conjure up as many cliffhangers as an Indiana Jones film. The Door
is a triumph. Clever, moving, frightening, it deserves to be a bestseller'" (Tibor Fischer Daily Telegraph
"'No brief summary can do justice to the intelligence and moral complexity of this novel. I picked it up without expectation. I read it with gathering intensity, and a swelling admiration. I finished it, and straightaway started to read it again. It is unusual, original and utterly compelling'" (Scotsman
A story of the relationship between two women, one encouraging the other to emerge from her inner isolation. Poignantly sad but resolutely uplifting.