"The Toth Family" a play by Hungarian writer, István Örkény has been rendered into Persian by Kamal Taheri.
IBNA: The book holds the play of "The Toth Family", István Örkény's biography and 2 episodes of "The Toth family" novel. Örkény had written "The Toth family" as a novel which was subsequently penned as a play.
Orkney's play is set in Hungary during set in WWII. Briefly the play concerns the visit of an army Major on furlow to the rural house of the Tut family. While initially taken as a great honour, the Major overstays his welcome. The Major drives the Tut family's patriarch to despair after he insists that the family stay up night after night assembling cardboard boxes.
István Örkény (5 April 1912, Budapest - 24 June 1979, Budapest) was a Hungarian writer. A typical feature of his plays and novels is satiric view and creation of grotesque situations.
He was born into the family of a chemist. After high school he studied first chemistry and later pharmacy. He graduated in pharmacy in 1934 and then traveled to Western Europe. After returning from his journey he earned another degree in chemistry. He published his first book, Ocean Dance, in 1941.
"The Toth Family" a play by Hungarian writer, István Örkény has been rendered into Persian by Kamal Taheri. The book is published by Cheshmeh in 1200 copies.
Directed by Maedeh Tahmasebi, the play was staged in 2007 while figures as Farhad Aeesh, Ahmad Mehranfar, Mehdi Bojestani, Ramin Naser Nasir, Leily Rashidi and Fereshteh Sadr erfaee performed.