Körmendi, Ferenc (fĕˈrĕnts körˈmĕndē) [key], 1900–1972, Hungarian novelist. His Escape to Life (1932) won the international novel competition of 1932. Among his translated novels are The Happy Generation (1934, tr. 1945) and That One Mistake (1938, tr. 1947).
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