Ádám Bodor

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The native form of this personal name is Bodor Ádám. This article uses the Western name order.

Ádám Bodor (born in Cluj-Napoca on February 22, 1936) is an award-winning Hungarian author of Transylvanian Hungarian origin.

Life and writing[edit]

He was born in Romania to a staunchly Anti-Communist father and was himself an anti-Communist. In his youth he believed in Transylvanian independence and overthrowing the Communist state. At seventeen he was arrested by the Securitate.[1] After being freed he studied at a Calvinist seminary and began writing. After this he left Romania for Hungary and then spent some time in the West.[2] Several of his works have been adapted to film.

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