Pesti, Joseph. On The Edge of the Volcano Written in Hungary from 1952-1956.
Charlottesville, VA Jarman Press First Printing Hard Cover Signed by Author
CR 1966 by Pesti. First printing, Sept. 1966, dust jacket with mylar cover, all very good condition. SIGNED by author with inscription "Mrs. Elliot with great respect for understanding the background all of these poems, 1969 Thanksgiving, best wishes, Joseph Pesti". 222 pages. Translated by Lee Wray. Pesti is a Hungarian poet, educator and lecturer. He had to flee his country because of the influence he wielded in the Hungarian Revolution. This book, 236 poems, was written under Communism, thereby covering all aspects of communism's unnatural brutality over man's indomitable spirit. He exposed the physical and iintellectual hunger and suffering of this era.