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Under the Frog

A novel by

1993 Booker Prize (shortlist)
1992 Betty Trask Prize (nominee)

Set in post-war Hungary between 1944 and 1956, this ferociously funny and bitterly sad story follows the fortunes of two young men in the pursuit of sex and the avoidance of work and army service. They survive the chaos of communism by becoming part of a travelling basketball team.

Genre: General Fiction

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