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Ákos György Bálint

GYÖRGY ÁKOS BÁLINT, poet journalist and lawyer. While still a student in law, he was arrested with his father by the Gestapo on 22 March 1944, to be transferred in April to the internment camp of Kistarcsa, where he was detained until September. His book Sziget a mérgezett tengerben [An island in a toxic sea] relates the story of these two captivities. Since 1978 he has been member of the Presidency of the Hungarian Bar Association where he served as Secretary between 1997 and 2006, and as editor of the Society’s periodicals. He is the author of three volumes of poetry: Két szilveszter között [Between two New Years’ Eves, 1941], Költők kórusa [Poets’s choir, 1943], and Édes álmom az igazság [Truth, my sweet dream, 2012].



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